Understanding the science of how solar panels work and the relationship of photovoltaics and sunlight.
Category: Home Power
A simple guide through the thought process and the math behind building a successful solar powered house.
Is there really a way to save money with solar panels?
6 surprising things – both good and bad – about off-grid and grid-tied solar
How to optimize your panels output by having them face south — and what you can do when that’s not an option.
Just how much sunlight do my solar panels need to power my home?
A real world look at what you can expect from your solar panels.
Solar panels help the environment by producing power from of an off-planet source (the sun) verses the continuous consumption of…
Defining what off-grid truly means and how it is often misunderstood.
A honest and practical look at what solar panels can do on cloudy days.