Tag Archives | solar power

Thin Film Solar Panels

What are thin film solar panels, and why are they so important? What do they mean for broad-scale solar power solutions?

History of Solar Energy Part II

As was covered in our article, Solar Energy History Part I, solar power is not a new subject.

Solar Power Glossary

(for terms in this website as well as terms you will encounter when searching for portable solar devices)

Electricity Directly From The Sun

Solar energy can be gathered through the use of photovoltaic cells. What does “photovoltaic” mean? Photo means “light” and voltaic means “having to do with voltage.” A volt is a unit used to represent a quantity of electrical force. A photovoltaic cell or is one which uses light in order to create electricity. When a […]