Tag Archives: green technology

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 »

The Planet is Heating Up

By   May 29, 2019
The Planet is Heating Up

Environmentalism, in all its different forms, is very popular today. Perhaps, not a single day goes by without the media talking about the effects of greenhouse gases on our home—planet earth. The basic premise of environmentalism is that unless humans change their living habits, the earth will change drastically through climate change. Even if there… Continue reading »