How do solar panels work? - Richard Komp
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Find out more about Skyheat, its history and goal. For two essential books on the topic, check out the educator’s texts: Practical Photovoltaics and THE SOLAR ELECTRIC HOME. Joel Davidson & Richard Komp. aatec Publications, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1983.
Want to test your knowledge about solar energy? Visit Energy.Gov and take the Test Your Solar IQ Quiz! What were your results? Are you a solar energy star? The SciShow also sheds some light on Solar Energy here! Listen and learn. Then, take a look at this TED Ed lesson: Why aren’t we only using solar power?
The New York Times has a large amount of resources on solar energy. Visit the site and peruse the time-line of solar energy activity for the last year across the world. The Union of Concerned Scientists has some wonderful resources about how photovoltaics began. What is the history behind photovoltaics? Finally, NPR has a wide selection of recent stories involving solar power, solar panels and the future of solar energy.
Hoping to find some TED Talks on solar energy? Here’s the list of current talks on the topic.
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