How solar energy got so cheap, and why it's not everywhere (yet)

A lot speaks for solar energy. It’s clean, renewable – and now even cheaper than energy from fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Sounds pretty great, right? But it only makes up a tiny bit of global electricity production. Why don’t we use a lot more of it yet? We’re destroying our environment at… Continue reading How solar energy got so cheap, and why it's not everywhere (yet)

The Mystery Flaw of Solar Panels

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What is Solar Energy?

This video gives a simple but compelling introduction to solar energy. Did you know that all of the energy we use comes from the sun,? You probably know that’s true for solar panels, but the sun is also the ultimate source for energy generated by wind, water, and fossil fuels. Watch this video to learn… Continue reading What is Solar Energy?

Dirt Cheap Used Solar Panels: 250W for $50 + Shipping

$50 Solar Panels (affiliate links): 410W Bifacial Solar Panels: All in one LV6548: Other all in one systems: DC Clamp Meter with Inrush Measuring: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Does off-grid solar confuse you? Check out my DIY friendly website for solar system blueprints, recommended components and much more! Join our DIY solar community! #1 largest solar forum on… Continue reading Dirt Cheap Used Solar Panels: 250W for $50 + Shipping

Lorde – Solar Power (Live on Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

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Do It Yourself Solar Power? – Easy DIY Solar Panel Installation!

Solar Power and renewable energy is the way of the future. Get $250 dollars off your custom solar plans HERE: It is the instruction booklet I used to install the solar panels on my house – but will be specifically designed for your home. If you want someone ELSE to install your solar. Tesla Solar… Continue reading Do It Yourself Solar Power? – Easy DIY Solar Panel Installation!

The Rise Of Solar Power

Solar power is on the rise. You can see the evidence on rooftops and in the desert, where utility-scale solar plants are popping up. The picture is not all rosy, but if the recent past is any indication, solar power is going to help lead the transition to a carbon-free future, and it might do… Continue reading The Rise Of Solar Power

Solar Panels for Home – Still Worth it 2 Years Later?

Exploring Solar Panels for Home – Still Worth it 2 Years Later Review. Head to to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using code MATTFERRELL. It’s been two years since I installed solar panels on my home in the Boston area. How’s it been going? Let’s take a look at… Continue reading Solar Panels for Home – Still Worth it 2 Years Later?

Build Your First Solar Power System! Beginner Tutorial Easily Explained, Budget Friendly

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Solar Panels For Home – 9 Months Later Review

Solar panels for home – 9 months later! It’s the video many of you have been asking for. Ever since I published the video about my solar panel system on my home earlier in the year, and my experience with the installation and energy production I’ve been seeing, I’ve been asked for an update on… Continue reading Solar Panels For Home – 9 Months Later Review