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

Renewable Energy 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?

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?

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)

How do Solar cells work?

In the last two decades the contribution of solar energy to the world’s total energy supply has grown significantly. This video will show how solar cell or photovoltaic cell produce electricity. Check out this interesting video from New Physicist to learn more about PV cells – Be a Learn Engineering supporter or contributor : instagram… Continue reading How do Solar cells work?

How do solar panels work? – Richard Komp

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