Solar News

The breakthrough in renewable energy (vpro backlight documentary).  May 2016.  It’s not in the papers but a silent revolution is moving across the world. Renewable energy is becoming cheaper than from fossil fuels. It means that progressively the choice for wind and solar energy is no longer an ethical one but an economic one. And this will speed up the transfer to renewable energy.

Elon Musk unveils Solar Roof.  October , 2016.  During a press event at Universal Studios in L.A., Elon Musk announces that Tesla will build and sell its own line of solar panels with integrated batteries. Coupled with the also unveiled PowerWall 2, it will allow residential homeowners to replace their entire roof with solar panels, making it much simpler for homes to be entirely powered by solar power.

How do solar panels work? January 2016. The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.

The Truth About Solar. June 2016. For a long time, solar power has been very much hated from a cost-benefit standpoint but things are starting to turn around for the technology. Around the world, progress is being made to make solar power a viable alternative.

World’s largest single location solar power plant.  June 2016.  With a capacity of 648 MW of energy, consisting of over 2,500,000 solar modules installed and spread across 2500 acres of land. Get a peek into how Adani makes use of this renewable source of energy at the World’s largest Solar Power Plant at Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu.

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