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Harvesting Solar Power at Night? In The Rain??

We are used to solar panels which can harvest power from sunlight during the day. But how about a new type of solar cell that is able to generate power from raindrops,...

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Perovskite solar film Is Changing Solar Energy Forever

Rice University scientists have discovered a novel phenomenon of light-induced lattice expansion in perovskite materials. The lattice expansion cures bulk and interface...

This Planned Solar Farm in Saudi Arabia Would Be 100 Times Bigger Than Any in the World

This Planned Solar Farm in Saudi Arabia Would Be 100 Times Bigger Than Any in the World

Right now it only exists on paper, in the form of a memorandum of understanding. But if constructed, the newly-announced solar photovoltaic project in Saudi Arabia would...

Solar energy gets an enhancement boost from a surprising place: salt

A project in the Nevada desert offers a compelling solution to a problem that has long bedeviled the solar power industry: How to store energy from the sun for use at...

Why solar energy? Here’s why

With all of the talk regarding solar energy going around and the confusion about it, is it really a good time to plunge in, help the environment and, in turn, help...

Is my roof good for solar? The questions behind the question

If you’re considering a rooftop solar installation, chances are you’ve already done some research about the many benefits of commercial solar power—beyond lower...

How Home Solar Warranties Work

Going solar is a long-term investment. You trust it will be on your roof for many years, quietly generating the clean energy you need and lowering – or in some cases...

How Many Solar Panels Do You Need: Panel Size and Output Factors

Determining how many solar panels you’ll need for your home means first knowing what your goals are. Do you want to minimize your carbon footprint?  Maximize your...

Which Is The Best Direction For Solar Panel Placement?

The concept of installing solar panels on your home seems basic in theory – you hire a solar company to place them on your roof and you are good to go. But, when...

4 Ways to Make Your Home Greener

People are well known for their eco-friendly lifestyles. The community has been a progressive force for years and, when it comes to green living, it’s only getting...

The Importance Of Solar Energy

We have only to watch the news this week with not one, but four, hurricanes bearing down on the US and elsewhere to understand that something out of the ordinary is...

How Long Does it Take to Install Solar Panels?

You have just signed your agreement to install solar panels on the roof of your building so you can start producing clean, sustainable energy. You are excited about...