Solar Electricity

Direct generation of green electricity from solar photovoltaic PV panels or indirect electricity generation from solar thermal power systems.

Solar panel efficiency

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by Dino Green on March 7, 2013

By solar panel efficiency we refer to the rate at which a photovoltaic panel converts solar energy into electrical energy. In general, a typical efficiency level of PV panels ranges between 12-16%, though recent technological improvements suggest we will soon be talking of efficiencies in the range well above 20%!

You may be thinking; “Solar power my home? I’ve heard that before.” It’s true that solar power has been long hailed as the solution to our coming energy crisis, with thousands of megawatts beating down on our planet daily, it very well may be that one day our homes will be powered with clean energy […]

Solar photovoltaic panels are a proven and mature technology that has diffused successfully into green architecture; the use of solar panels in buildings constitutes a solution towards green energy, in line with contemporary architectural design and with economic and environmental viability.