RENEWABLE ENERGIES RELY ON PETROCHEMICALS FROM OIL AND NATURAL GAS

March 3, 2019

With rising demand for renewable energy in the United States, many are turning to solar power to meet their energy needs. But most people don’t know that harvesting the power of the sun requires help from petrochemicals made with oil and natural gas . How do petrochemicals advance renewable energy?  Solar panels—whether they support disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico, or help power a suburban home—are usually made with the same principle in mind: convert photons from the sun into energy. The photovoltaics, which turn sunlight into energy, are typically sandwiched between layers of copolymers. One of the petrochemical building blocks common to many of the copolymers is ethylene—a petrochemical derived from oil and natural gas.

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REDA Group (www.redagroup.com) is a leading marketing and distribution Company of industrial and specialty chemicals, food ingredients, fire and safety equipment, and technology based solutions. We operate a large network of offices and warehouses in the Middle East, North Africa, East and West Africa, South Asia, Central Asia, South East Asia and China. Through our broad, complementary product and service portfolio, we touch nearly every key industry and are experts in the ones we serve. With over 1500 professionals, REDA’s commitment to outstanding local service, innovative solutions and wide-ranging application know-how make REDA a preferred partner for its customers.

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