Energy 101: Solar PV

Energy 101: Solar PV

MR. : All right, we all know that the sun’s energy creates heat and light. But it can also be converted to make electricity, and lots of it. One technology is called solar photovoltaics or PV for short. You’ve probably seen PV panels around for years, but recent advancements have greatly improved their efficiency and…

Energy 101: Hydropower

Energy 101: Hydropower

People have been capturing the energy in moving water for thousands of years. And today, it’s still a powerful resource that can generate clean, renewable, and affordable electricity. You see, we harness energy from flowing water and convert it to electricity. That’s what we call hydroelectric power or hydropower. Water flows from a higher elevation…