Solar in the News

A lot of devices don’t work well when overheated, including solar panels. To improve solar panel efficiency, researchers came up with a way to make solar panels “sweat.” This allows them to cool down and the panel will produce more energy.  So How do Panels “Sweat?” Over...

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated the area of Puerto Rico, Dominica, and St. Croix. The hurricane peaked at Category 5 - or upwards of 157 miles per hour. The damage toll was immense - with the cost of damage reaching 102 billion USD....

The ocean. The place where so many of us go to relax, breathe in the fresh air and watch the ocean creatures play. Whether it be a crab skittering around in the sand, a whale breaching out at sea, or a sea urchin clinging to...

The idea of having solar panels in the middle of the ocean might seem crazy, but it could also be our solution to curbing our dependence on fossil fuels that belch harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. These solar farms or solar ‘islands’ can be used...