Solar is one of the fast growing energy sources in the world and photovoltaic cells are the key to collecting and converting that power. But — how does it work? And how much has this technology evolved in the last century since its inception? Full playlist:
How concentrated solar power could fuel the future Watch the newest video from Big Think: Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: ———————————————————————————- What if we could not only harness the power of the sun, but actually use it to run the entire planet? Concentrated solar power (CSP) has the potential… Continue reading How concentrated solar power could fuel the future | Big Think
When you imagine the energy of the future, solar power is probably in the picture – but in recent years, less than 2% of the world’s electricity has come from solar power. Here are 5 new inventions that are likely to change that. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow… Continue reading 5 Inventions Showing Us the Future of Solar Energy
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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?