What are bifacial solar panels?

Conventional solar panels are one-sided (monofacial), meaning that the light-absorbing cells are only present on one side. Bifacial solar panels have solar cells on both the front and back sides of the panel. They are thinner than traditional panels and are often...

Solar FAQs (Part One)

Solar FAQs  You’re asking ’em, we’re answering ’em! Without further ado… your top frequently asked questions about solar in Florida answered.    Why should I go solar?   What are the financial benefits of solar? Installing solar...

Floating Solar Testing In The Netherlands

In the Weperpolder, next to the floating solar system of Groenleven, is the test setup of the TKI project Solar @ Sea. This floating thin-film test set-up has been operational since March this year, but due to the coronavirus measures, this could not be celebrated by...

Commercial Solar Benefits Outweigh Costs

Utility-scale photovoltaic arrays are an economic investment across most of the United States when health and climate benefits are taken into account, concludes an analysis by MITEI postdoc Patrick Brown and Senior Lecturer Francis O’Sullivan. Their results show the...