In addition to direct solar power from solar cells and solar thermal sources, coal, oil, natural gas, biomass, and even the wind and hydropower we harness to generate electricity originally acquire their energy content from the effects of sunlight.
Is this resource a popular source of energy for electricity these days?
Compare how much this resource is used for electricity.
I don't know how much solar energy generates world wide, but as we .... mentioned before, in some way or another solar energy provides power for us and our planet.
Do humans use to much of the suns resource? Or is our usage exactly what you think it should be?
The earth gets only 2 billionths of the sun's energy, but that is still a lot. However, you can see on the chart that uses only .023% of the energy that reaches the surface of the earth.