Solar Energy: Use of the heat emanating from the sun’s rays is called ‘Solar Energy’. This is a renewable source of energy, and the solar power is directly converted into heat energy. Solar energy is already being used in a variety of ways like solar water heater, cooker, solar thermal electric bulb, railway signals, Water and in communication media.
India’s first solar energy production center was set up at Baramar in Rajasthan. A solar energy station is also proposed to set up in Chikkaballapur district in Karnataka.