Photovoltaic solar panel

 
Dual axis solar tracker
What to consider when choosing between a fixed-angle solar mount or one that tracks the sun all day. The first step when considering home solar power is to get your demand down as low as possible before sizing and pricing a system so that you can get the smallest system possible to...
Solar panel installation
Ten things to know that will help you get the best value out of a photovoltaic solar panel system. Diligent research is absolutely essential for any homeowner looking to install a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel system on their home. But at some point, you need to hand the reins over to...
Earthship in Taos, New Mexico
Despite the good intentions, Earthships in cold climates come with a much heavier environmental cost than they claim and contradict the laws of physics. I'm not the Mike Reynolds who invented the Earthship, I'm the Mike Reynolds who thinks Earthships in Canada and other cold...
Transparent solar power producing windows
Could transparent laminate solar cells put the fossil fuel industry on notice.   When considering solar cells as thin as laminate and completely transparent, the possibilities seem endless. Imagine every glass or laminant surface in our built...
Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
The Net Zero Heat passive solar house in Lac Kenogami, Quebec, built by owner Alain Hamel pushes the bounds of energy efficiency. Here is a breakdown of those electrical systems. The Kenogami house is a virtual energy laboratory, and in constant evolution. Every system of this home is...