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Heating-Up Solar Panel Efficiencies

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new method of collecting solar energy to improve system efficiency. This technique incorporates both a traditional photovoltaic (PV or Solar) cell and a high-temperature material, which is heated directly by sunlight and the radiated infrared energy is collected by the traditional system. This process allows […] Read more

Solar Energy Could Overtake Oil

In just a few short years, solar power has gone from a little engine that could to an unstoppable juggernaut in energy production. It is now an undeniable fact that the future of energy will rest solidly on solar-power generation. Don’t take this writer’s word for it. Just ask one of the world’s largest oil […] Read more

Off-Grid Solar Batteries Power a Home 24 / 7

Most solar off-grid power systems will require a battery bank to store energy for use later when the sun is not shinning. A battery bank is like the gas tank in your car. The larger the tank, the longer you can go between fill ups. However, a larger tank also means it will take longer […] Read more

Fall Hunting, Portable Solar, A Week Away, Sweet!

Hunting with portable solar chargers and camping is an activity that goes hand in hand and is gaining popularity. Centuries ago, hunters often had no choice but to camp out until they were able to bring food home for their families. Nowadays, people enjoy solar hunting and camping with portable solar chargers because it gives […] Read more

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