Renewable Energy: Solar Panels Overview

(long note) – [Thomas Jenkins] What we have here on our roof, are two different types of solar photovoltaic panels. On the right, is what’s called polycrystalline, which is a typical panel that is in use today. Next to it, on the left, we have a new type of system that uses a concentrating lens, […]

Renewable Energy: Solar Panel Mounts

[long note] -[Thomas Jenkins] What we’re showing today is examples of two types of Photovoltaic systems. In this example, we have a fixed rack configuration. In that, the panels are mounted on some type of rack and the rack is pointed in most cases directly south and it never moves. This is a little bit […]