Solar News Roundup: Major Headlines from Las Vegas

One of the biggest solar events of the year, Solar Power International (SPI), took place last week in Las Vegas. SPI hosted most of the major players in the solar industry and served as a platform for new product and policy announcements, projections about the future...

Solar Power, the Never-Ending Energy Source

Solar power is clean, efficient, and sustainable. The earth is rapidly being depleted of fossil fuel sources. The sun is a daily provider of energy. Solar power systems are being used world-wide to power energy for homes, businesses, and power plants. It is important...

Solar Panels, a Renewable Energy System for the Home

Solar panels are a collection of solar cells that are bound together to create a durable, long-lasting source to draw energy from the sun. Solar panels for home use collect energy from direct sunlight that is then stored in a bank of batteries. The process of...

Solar-Powered Airplanes? It Could Happen

One of the biggest problems for air travel is the reliance on fuel for flights. Not only does this produce an abundance of harmful emissions, but it also drives the cost of tickets to nearly unaffordable heights for overseas travel. The biggest advantages of solar...

Solar Power Begets Solar Power

One of the biggest challenges for solar power system creation is the production of the solar panels. Although solar energy itself leaves no carbon footprint, the manufacturing process does. Engineers at Oregon State University may have a solution to this problem....