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How do Solar Panels Work with the Sun to Help You?

By   June 23, 2019

Solar panels are manufactured by assembling photovoltaic (PV) cells. Photovoltaic cells are made by compressing together layers of semiconductors, usually silicon. Each layer will have varying electronic properties. When sunlight strikes the layers of semiconductors, they get energized, which in turn creates an electric field. This is because sunlight contains photons. The process in which… Continue reading »

Green Energy Solutions

By   June 20, 2019

As far as green energy solutions go, especially in the context of energy production and consumption, the two that get the most attention is solar and wind energy. This is because, solar and wind energy are far less polluting and harmful to the environment, compared to most other alternatives. However, there is a third-way, energy… Continue reading »

Wind Power: It Has Its Advantages And Disadvantages

By   January 6, 2017
Wind Power: It Has Its Advantages And Disadvantages

There isn’t anything new about using the wind for power. For centuries that was how water was pumped from wells by our ancestors. It saved them from endless hours of work that was literally back breaking. But one of the biggest pluses to using wind energy is that is free. And like anything you may use,… Continue reading »