bi-facial solar panels

Solar power on community housing in Australia. Photo courtesy of CORENA.

Bifacial Perovskite Solar Cells Point to Higher Efficiency

NREL Researchers Calculate Boost From Reflected Light Hitting Back of Device A bifacial perovskite solar cell, which allows sunlight to reach both sides of the device, holds the potential to produce higher energy yields at lower overall costs, according to scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy … [continued]

Chevy Dealership Adds Solar Trackers

Cutting pollution and global heating emissions in the United States is dependent more than anything else on 1) shifting from fossil fuel powered vehicles to electric vehicles and human-powered transit, and 2) switching from coal and natural gas to solar and wind energy. Auto dealers have had an … interesting … [continued]

Maximizing Rooftop Solar

In the latest TalkSolar episode, I interview Ralph Velasquez of NewWind, out of Nashville, Tennessee, about NewWind’s new way of maximizing solar on your roof. Find Additional Energy Podcasts with Talk Solar on BlogTalkRadio   Ralph has been involved in the roofing and building industry since 1978, and renewable technologies since 1999. In his career, … [continued]