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
Yes, solar power still works when the sun isn’t out — and 7 more facts that might surprise you about this renewable energy source. » Subscribe to NowThis: » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: In US news and current events today, NowThis… Continue reading 8 Surprising Facts About Solar Power | NowThis
In this video I will show you have to power LED lights by using solar panels as the power source. Here’s all the components used in the video: LED lights: Solar panels: Switch: Wires: Foam: This is a a very inexpensive project that gives beautiful results. Begin with combining the solar panels in a way… Continue reading How to Solar Power LED Lights for Decoration – RCLifeOn
See options of mono and poly solar panels at altE’s website: . We often get asked by customers what’s the difference between monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels. Here’s a surprising comparison of the differences (hint: not as significant as you might think).
An ongoing energy crisis in South Africa is impacting the livelihoods of millions of people. While widespread blackouts are costing the country millions, they’re also paving the way for a new generation of entrepreneurs. CBS News correspondent Debora Patta reports from Cape Town.
The sun has powered organic life on planet Earth since before human beings even existed. And we’ve attempted to harness the power of solar energy since the very beginning. Although early uses for solar energy revolved around methods to ignite a fire, the 20th century introduced mankind to the potential of solar electricity. In this… Continue reading Renewable Energy 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?
Today we are looking at the easest off-grid power solution for your cabin, tiny house or RV. The Bluetti EB240 is an awesome solar generator. Solar Generator: Solar Panels: This portable solar power unit can produce 1000 watts of pure sinewave power from its built-in inverter. The power is drawn from a 2400 Watt-hour lithium-ion… Continue reading EASIEST Off Grid Power Solution | Bluetti 2400WH Solar Generator
People ask all the time about solar panels! Are they worth it? What do you need to look out for if you decide to get them for your home? Find out on this week’s Monday Mornings with Mark! DON”T FORGET – Get your free home selling guide at Search for homes at And be sure… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Solar Panels – Are they worth it?
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
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