Jordan is a country with highly fossil fuel deficiency and thus other
energy sources are needed to be explored. Solar energy in Jordan is highly
recognized as a good source of energy and an excellent substitute to the
fossil fuel. The solar energy in this article is obtained via data bases and
modeling techniques for the specified place coordinate and angle of
inclination. The angles of sun irradiations are different throughout the year; therefore
solar energy needs to be magnified by optimizing the angle of inclination of
solar cells. In this research, the optimized angles throughout the year are
obtained to be in the range: 10°-60°. Solar energy can serve
the residential building, the findings of this research show that every 1 m2 of the solar cell may contribute to about 60%-70% of customer needs of
electricity throughout the year. The application of solar energy concept in the
design of building will play an important role in energy sustainability.
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