What are the Key Elements of a Solar Panel? | Solar FAQs

What are the key elements of a solar panel? Solar modules, also known as panels, are one of the main components of a solar PPV or photovoltaic system A solar module is made up of several parts The first part is the actual cell itself Your cell is one of the most important parts of […]

Why Don’t We Have Water Powered Cars Yet?

Hey there, welcome to Life Noggin! Hey there! Welcome to my garage-slash-workshop-slash-Olympic-sized swimming pool room. And it’s the perfect place to work on my new invention, a water-powered car! Well, ok, it’s not *technically* my invention. The idea for water-powered cars has been kicking around for ages. Jules Verne wrote that “water will be the […]

5 Mega Solar Projects in China

China’s rapid expansion of renewable energy facilities has since caught headlines around the world. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the country installed more than 34 gigawatts of solar capacity in 2016 – more than double the figures for the US and nearly half of the total added capacity worldwide that year. So, today […]

Greener Technology for Printable Solar Cells | Prashant Sonar

Prashant Sonar: Highest efficiency in a solar technology has been recorded by Australians. Global warming is a big issue. Solar energy will give a big solution to reduce global warming. We need to find some other competitor technology, currently, worldwide people are using Spiro-OMeTAD which is a very expensive material which cost probably $1000 per […]

How serious is China about its renewable energy industry?

Most people—let’s face it—most people when they think about China and the environment they think of the black model or the brown model that China is developing; of burning all that coal, importing fossil fuels from all around the world, and they don’t immediately think of China as a major power in renewable energy. So […]

Why there are twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs

Twice as many. In 2016, more than 130,000 people worked as solar installers in the US, while 51,000 worked in coal mining. So, what happened? First, solar panels got a lot cheaper. Ten years ago, rooftop solar systems were more than twice as expensive as they are today. The price drop in the earlier years […]