Understanding how the incoming solar radiation is transformed into useful electricity can be a challenge by itself, but understanding the economics of solar can be even more daunting. After all, the premise of solar energy is entirely different from the
U.S. President Barrack Obama recently declared war on coal, introducing regulations to reduce carbon emissions from coal production plants by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. This comes on the heels of Obama’s move last month to promote solar power
Smartphones, smartcars, smartTVs – everyday we seem to hear the word “smart” in front of a new word. You may have also heard about the smart grid. This one happens to be very important for the future of solar energy.
Witnessing the acceleration of an electric car is truly amazing: it’s akin to watching a movie in fast forward without any sound. Just a sleek, peppy vehicle gaining speed at an unusually rapid rate. The advent of hybrid and all-electric
One of the most confusing aspects of renewable energy is the difference between installed (nameplate) capacity and the actual output that is obtained from these systems. It is dead simple to determine the installed capacity. For example, if we install