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. 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
Be one of the first 500 people to sign up with this link and get 20% off your subscription with Brilliant.org! New streaming platform: Vlog channel: Patreon: Facebook: Instagram: Reddit: Twitter: Discord: Get your Real Engineering shirts at: Credits: Writer/Narrator: Brian McManus Editor: Dylan Hennessy ( Animator: Mike Ridolfi ( Sound: Graham Haerther ( Thumbnail:… Continue reading The Mystery Flaw of Solar Panels
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?
View full lesson: The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy. Lesson by Richard Komp,… Continue reading How do solar panels work? – Richard Komp