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7 USES OF SOLAR ENERGY

Our sun is the source of all life on Earth, and solar energy is useful to us in many different ways. The sun creates two main types of energy – light and heat – that we can harness for many activities ranging from photosynthesis in plants to creating electricity with photovoltaic (PV) cells to heating […]

WHAT ARE SOLAR PANELS?

Solar panels use the sun’s rays to generate electricity that can power our lives. Learn more about the history of solar cell technology, how solar panels convert sunlight to electricity, and how a solar energy system powers a home or a business. A BRIEF HISTORY OF SOLAR ELECTRIC POWER TECHNOLOGY The sun’s energy is critical […]

TYPES OF SOLAR PANELS – ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH

TYPES OF SOLAR PANELS July 26, 2018 Today, there are manufacturers who are making solar panels using many different solar technologies and types of solar cells. Silicon (Si) is the most common material in solar cells, which are a key component of solar panels. There are different types of solar panels made from silicon, each […]

Generators vs. Solar Batteries: Which is the Better Backup?

A well-designed solar system can meet the majority of the electricity needs for a homeowner, but there are times when power needs to be pulled from the grid. While many energy providers give the option of net metering to cover the cost of electricity used from the local power company, it’s not available to all solar homeowners. […]

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GO SOLAR NOW

When we experience natural disasters or pandemics or other significant disruptions to our lives, it’s normal to take a step back and evaluate what’s important. It is also a time when many people are looking for opportunities to become more self-sufficient and to take steps to protect the things that are most important to us. […]