solar battery

noun

Definition of solar battery

: an array of solar cells

Examples of solar battery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As people and companies see more successful projects like Elon Musk’s South Australia solar battery farm, their investment confidence grows. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "It's Official: Solar Is the Cheapest Electricity in History," 22 Oct. 2020 The company also produces solar batteries in Sparks, Nev. Colorado and Florida are also reaching out to Musk as a place to move his headquarters. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "County Judge KP George, Fort Bend County veterans woo Elon Musk, Tesla," 14 May 2020 This solar battery is an outgrowth of transistor research. Scientific American, "Solar Cells Only Good for Rural Phone Systems," 30 Mar. 2020 Generac also started selling solar battery systems this year. Mallory Moench, SFChronicle.com, "During PG&E outages, generators caused fires, carbon monoxide poisoning," 14 Nov. 2019 To tackle these issues, the researchers, in partnership with the government, will give solar battery chargers to the health workers and watchers to recharge the wearable devices and for their personal use. Annabelle Timsit, Quartz Africa, "Malawi is testing using wearables to measure kids’ well-being," 24 July 2019 The lander will then deploy a 60-pound, six-wheeled rover to roll slowly across the lunar surface for about two weeks collecting information before its solar battery runs out. Shashank Bengali, latimes.com, "India’s first attempted moon landing heralds a new global space race," 14 July 2019 Working with the Sharp Corporation and Japanese government agency NEDO, the automaker will study the cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Toyota Is Testing a New Solar-Powered Prius," 8 July 2019 Photo: Patrick Strattner for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Alsagoff says his home’s smarts go beyond the solar batteries. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Smart-Home Tech as a Selling Point, Not a Cost Cutter," 20 June 2019

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Solar battery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solar%20battery. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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