Category: Photovoltaics

Expert Solar Panel Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

One of the reasons many love solar panels for their home or business is that they provide reliable energy but don’t require a lot of maintenance. Your solar array does need a little attention now and then, though, if you want your system to last for many years to come! Regularly checking your panels and… Read more »

4 Easy Ways to Conserve Energy in Your Home

Home Energy Concept

Energy saving starts at home; it’s where we spend most of our time—and energy. So, if we want to start reducing our energy consumption, and introduce a greener lifestyle, then we must figure out ways to conserve on the home front. Here are four easy ways to conserve energy in your home: Switch out the… Read more »

A Brief History of Photovoltaics and Solar Energy

The practice of harnessing the power of the sun has grown exponentially over the years as scientists, researchers, and now businesses are discovering the best ways to convert sunlight into energy and electricity with solar panels and other systems. Early humans using the sun to light fires or torches and the concept of sunrooms are… Read more »

How Do Photovoltaics Work?

Photovoltaics

If you drive around almost any neighborhood in America these days, you will see solar panels scattered throughout it. Some of them are located on tops of homes and businesses, while others sit on telephone poles and road signs. Nevertheless, regardless of where they are located, solar panels are used to collect sunlight and turn… Read more »