How much energy does the sun contain?



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    The sun generates about 386 billion gigawatts of energy into space.  This is normal for a star of the same class.  In comparison, a nuclear power plants generates about 1 gigawatt of energy.  This is enough energy to for 500,000 years of civilization.  The energy is produced by nuclear fusion that takes place in the sun’s center.

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