Solar energy facts

Solar panel efficiency

One thing that people who scoff at solar power like to point out is that solar panel efficiency averages only 20%. What that means is that most photovoltaic (PV) panels convert only about 20% of the captured solar energy to electricity. Even the most advanced designs using silicon are only able to operate at around […]

Pros and cons of solar energy

There are pros and cons of solar energy, just like any other form of energy. If you want to use solar power at home, only you can decide how the pros and cons of solar energy will weigh out for you. The pros of using solar energy in our homes include being environmentally friendly, long […]