Monthly Archives: May 2012

How Solar Panels Work

By Greg Whitburn Solar panels work through what is called a photovoltaic process - where radiation energy (photo) is absorbed…

3 months ago

How Concentrated Solar Power Works

by Clint Ouma As the name suggests, concentrated solar power uses mirrors to concentrate the sun's energy onto one point.…

3 months ago

Toner Cartridge Recycling

If you own a laser printer, from time to time you'll run out of ink. Instead of throwing the cartridge…

7 years ago

Computer Recycling

When it's time to upgrade your computer, it's important to take a little effort to find a good computer disposal…

7 years ago

The Environmental Impacts of Wind Energy

There are many benefits of wind energy, including reduced ongoing emissions, financial savings, jobs, and the opportunities to revive depressed…

3 months ago

List of Wind Power Plants – Largest to Smallest

Below is a table of wind powered energy plants around the world. The table is listed from largest to smallest.…

3 months ago

How Monocrystalline Solar Cells Work

by Clint Ouma If you see a solar panel, the chances are it's made of monocrystalline solar cells. Monocrystalline, also…

3 months ago

Solar Module Definition

A solar module is an individual solar panel - consisting of multiple solar cells, wiring, a frame, and glass. The…

3 months ago

Solar Array Definition

A solar array is a group of solar panels wired together. The terms solar array and solar module are often…

7 years ago

Best Angle For Solar Panels

What is the Best Angle For Solar Panels? Producing electricity with photovoltaics is most efficient when panels are directly facing…

3 months ago

History of Solar Energy

Welcome! Here I'll give you a brief history of solar energy as it has developed throughout the years, starting back…

3 months ago