Renewable Energy: Solar Panels

Renewable Energy: Solar Panels

(long note) – What we have here is typical photovoltaic panels, they are made of silicon, much like your electronic devices, that run computers, they’re silicon chips. And they convert the sunlight, the light itself, directly into electricity without any moving parts. The placement of this solar panel, and the orientation of the solar panel…

Renewable Energy: Solar Panel System Components

Renewable Energy: Solar Panel System Components

[long note] -[Thomas Jenkins] Many homeowners have heard about solar energy and are interested in solar energy, and this is a what’s called a photovoltaic system, photovoltaic indicating that the sunlight is converted directly to electricity through these what’s called PV, photovoltaic panels. And this is a demonstration system that would, in affect, showcase all…

Renewable Energy: Solar Air Heater

Renewable Energy: Solar Air Heater

[long note] -[Thomas Jenkins] This device is what we call a solar siphon but basically it’s a room heater. The concept behind it is that the solar energy, sun, will pass through this glass. There’s a glass piece on top here, and heat the air underneath, much like a greenhouse. This is designed to fit…