Designing a solar tarp

Designing a solar tarp

The energy-generating potential of solar panels – and a key limitation on their use – is a result of what they’re made of. Panels made … Read more

Is there really such thing as affordable solar?

Is there really such thing as affordable solar?

It’s time to stop thinking of solar energy as a boutique source of power, says Joshua Pearce.
Sure, solar only generates about 1 percent of the electricity in the US. But that will change in a few years, says Pearce, an associate professor of electric…

Solar power much cheaper to produce than most analysts realize

Solar power much cheaper to produce than most analysts realize

The public is being kept in the dark about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy, according to a study conducted at Queen’s University. “Many analysts project a higher cost for solar photovoltaic energy because they don’t consider recent technolo…

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