Vegas' Heliostat: The Solar Panels That Power Casinos | How Cities Work | Spark

Electronic billboards, data storage and even mobile phones are all pushing up demands for electricity in our cities now an army of engineers is trying to wean these cities of energy produced from fossil fuels. Subscribe to Spark for more amazing science, tech and engineering videos – Follow us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram:… Continue reading Vegas' Heliostat: The Solar Panels That Power Casinos | How Cities Work | Spark

Why Don't We Just Put Solar Panels In Space?

If we can capture energy from the sun, why don’t we just put solar panels in space? Watch More: Check out Trace’s channel! ►►►► Support Life Noggin on Patreon: Official Website: Merch: Follow Us! Click here to see more videos: Life Noggin is a weekly animated educational series. Whether it’s science, pop culture, history or… Continue reading Why Don't We Just Put Solar Panels In Space?

The Solar Car Revolution Could Change EVs Forever

Engineers are one step closer to harnessing the Sun to power your next car, giving the auto industry renewed interest in solar. In other words, the solar powered car revolution is coming. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Focal Point | » Visit our shop at For centuries now, countless inventors and innovators have… Continue reading The Solar Car Revolution Could Change EVs Forever

The beautiful future of solar power | Marjan van Aubel

The sun delivers more energy to earth in one hour than all of humanity uses in an entire year. How can we make this power more accessible to everyone, everywhere? Solar designer Marjan van Aubel shows how she’s turning everyday objects like tabletops and stained glass windows into elegant solar cells — and shares her… Continue reading The beautiful future of solar power | Marjan van Aubel

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

Could Solar Panels in Space Solve all Our Energy Needs?

We need more solutions for our energy needs, and one idea is straight out of science fiction: Solar panels, in space. The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at… Continue reading Could Solar Panels in Space Solve all Our Energy Needs?

Breaking Down Solar Panels

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:

5 Inventions Showing Us the Future of Solar Energy

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

Exploring solar panel efficiency breakthroughs in 2020

Exploring solar panel efficiency breakthroughs in 2020. Get Surfshark VPN at and enter promo code UNDECIDED for 85% off and 3 extra months for free! The past year has had some really interesting advancements with perovskite and multijunction solar cells, which are going to have a big impact. Plus, what if I told you it… Continue reading Exploring solar panel efficiency breakthroughs in 2020