DIY Solar Power Video

Here is a good video taking you through how to make your own DIY Solar Power. It really tries to hit home the point that you really do not need to go from 0% to 100% clean energy in one go? That’s not usually the way things are done and the best way to incremental ...

Is Solar Power becoming Americas choice?

Solar power is the power extracted from the sun’s energy, which is the sunlight. As the sun provides us sunlight for free, solar power itself too is a renewable, clean and environment friendly source of energy. With rising concerns about depleting fossil fuels and rise in air pollution, the use of solar power as an ...

Solar Panels – The magic behind this environmentally friendly power source

Solar panels can be made to harness the reservoir of energy of the sun to some other type of energy. Generally the power that results will be available in the form of heat (to heat a building for example) or electricity which can be used to power anything from a radio to a complete business. ...

Why Use Solar Power – 6 Great Reasons

Perhaps you are happy with the status quo of today. Perhaps you feel all is fine and you don’t feel the need to change a system that’s worked for over a century. If you do, consider a few of these benefits to solar power and you may just recognize its potential in a somewhat more ...

How To Install Marine Solar Panels

Solar panels can be a great help to sailors, keeping vital lights and appliances functioning, even when batteries run low or a generator malfunctions. They are also a much quieter way of recharging batteries! Learning how to install marine solar panels will be vital for the sailor who wants their advantages, but first he or ...

How To Build Your Solar Pool Heater

A solar pool heater enables you and your family to enjoy your swimming pool or outdoor spa for a greater part of the year. Into spring and autumn. And into cooler mornings and evenings. When others are shivering! There are four ways to heat your pool Electric heater Gas, usually a propane heater Using a ...

Everything You wanted To Know About Solar Panels

The history of solar panels can be dated back to 1839 as this was the period when French physicist Antoine-Cesar Becquerel made the astonishing discovery of the photovoltaic effect. This surprising discovery took place during an experiment that involved an electrolytic cell made from two metal electrodes and was placed within an electrolyte solution. Antoine-Cesar ...

Converting to Solar Lighting For Your Pool

There is much debate about the application of solar energy as a global energy platform. There is no debate, however, on smaller applications such as pool lighting. Converting to Solar Lighting For Your Pool Solar energy has been used by man since the beginning of time. The power of the sun, and its ability to ...

An Untapped Source Of Eternal Energy: What Is Solar Energy?

The most exact definition of Solar Energy is plainly “the energy from the sun”. It is a term used to classify the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun and intercepted by the Earth. It is the world’s most permanent and reliable source of energy and the most copious. The uses of solar energy on earth ...

Overview Of Solar Energy And Other Renewable Energy Sources

When we talk about renewable energy we are referring to power that delivers energy from resources that will not be depleted because of our use of them. Renewable energy is an alternative to non-renewable fossil fuel energy for reasons other than the factor of non-depletion. One basic benefit of renewable energy, and the reason environmentalists ...