How Do Solar Panels Work? (Physics of Solar Cells)

People say that solar power is the future of renewable energy, but how do solar panels work anyway? Join us as we explore the world of semiconductors using chemistry. ________________________________ VIDEO ANNOTATIONS/CARDS Does Electricity REALLY Flow? What the HECK is Energy? Why Are Some Things Transparent? What is Electric Charge? You Do NOT “Charge” A… Continue reading How Do Solar Panels Work? (Physics of Solar Cells)

Flexible vs Rigid Solar Panels: The Complete Technical Comparison

๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ข๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ผ-๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ, ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—ฏ๐˜† ๐—๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ: โ˜‘ ๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ โ˜‘ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ% ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜†-๐—•๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ด๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฒ โ˜‘ ๐—”๐—น๐—น ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ-๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐˜†๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐˜€ โ˜‘ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ธ-๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ผ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ: For personal advice, go to: Energy Engineer Jesse Gorter is specialized in Off-Grid… Continue reading Flexible vs Rigid Solar Panels: The Complete Technical Comparison

Solar Panels on a Tesla

Electric cars and solar panels seem like a match made in heaven: free, clean power as long as the sun shines. A self reliant, solar car thatโ€™s not dependent on the power grid could recharge sustainably from anywhere you dare to venture. So, have you ever wondered about bolting solar panels on your Tesla? And… Continue reading Solar Panels on a Tesla

Exploring Tesla solar panels game changing price

Exploring Tesla solar panels game changing price. In Teslaโ€™s Q2 earnings call Elon Musk dropped the little bombshell that Tesla’s solar panels cost $1.49 per watt after incentives. I found that it can be even lower than that. This is a huge step forward for the price of solar power. Why? Letโ€™s get into it.… Continue reading Exploring Tesla solar panels game changing price

Is Solar Worth It? My experience after two years owning Solar Panels

After two years of owning solar panels, I look at the finances of owning solar panels to see if it was a positive investment. EDIT: For those of you who keep asking: I have put the Guaranteed KwH production per year in my warranty in the google sheet below.

Best Solar Panels for 2021

Solar Surge will teach you all about being energy independent and how to set up your home to run off-the-grid during an emergency. We empower families to take control of their energy generation and storage so that they will never be left in the dark without electricity. In this video, Joe presents a comparison of… Continue reading Best Solar Panels for 2021

The truth about solar panels – do the pros outweigh the cons?

The truth about solar panels – do the pros outweigh the cons? Head to to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain using code MATTFERRELL. Solar power has seen record growth over the past decade, created an incredible number of new jobs, and is one of the most affordable forms of… Continue reading The truth about solar panels – do the pros outweigh the cons?

Exploring Tesla Solar Roof vs. Solar Panels

Exploring Tesla Solar Roof vs. Solar Panels. Get Surfshark VPN at and enter promo code UNDECIDED for 83% off and 3 extra months for free! It caught a lot of people by surprise when Tesla increased the Solar Roof’s cost by a pretty big margin. But they’re not playing this game alone. Let’s explore how… Continue reading Exploring Tesla Solar Roof vs. Solar Panels

Amazon.com Solar Panels: Mono vs Poly – Real World Test – Worth the $$?

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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