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…

10 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.…

10 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…

8 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…

8 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…

10 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.…

10 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…

10 months ago

Solar Module Definition

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

10 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…

8 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…

10 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…

10 months ago