The dark side of Australia's rooftop solar energy obsession | 7.30

Rooftop solar is considered one of Australia’s renewable energy success stories. But an audit of the clean energy regulator has found there are potentially tens of thousands of badly installed and even unsafe systems on rooftops. Some experts even believe Australia has become a dumping ground for poor quality solar products. Liz Hobday takes a… Continue reading The dark side of Australia's rooftop solar energy obsession | 7.30

How solar energy became the cheapest in history

The sun. One of the most powerful energy sources ever available to humans. The process of exploration this energy began more than two thousand years ago, requiring at first colossal knowledge and skills from a person. Thanks to this labor, today, solar energy has become the cheapest in history. But why, with all its cheapness,… Continue reading How solar energy became the cheapest in history

How the world's largest solar power plant works

More and more countries of the world are beginning to use alternative energy sources, including solar. Therefore, modest rooftop panels are being replaced by “solar farms” spread over vast areas. So, the fourth-largest solar power plant in the world, Benban Solar Park is located in Egypt, covers an area of 37 square kilometers, and generates… Continue reading How the world's largest solar power plant works

Why Transparent Solar Panels Are The Future

A visionary new technology wants to upend the way we power society by harvesting solar energy from windows on your home, the windscreen of your car, and even from the screen of your smartphone. Transparent solar panels offer a clear solution to the problem of where to put new photovoltaic cells. The plan is architects… Continue reading Why Transparent Solar Panels Are The Future