Category: Solar Energy

Pumping water with solar energy

Peter Varley looks into Bryan Davis’s solar-powered water pump. Read more this week in the Irish Farmers Journal. Video Rating: / 5 Our animated correspondent, ‘Little Lee Patrick Sullivan,’ continues our “Energy 101” series with an inside look at solar-power technology. He breaks down the different types of solar devices and how they work, detailing

Renewable Energy 101: Solar Power

Per the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL), the amount of energy from the sun that falls to the earth in one day could supply the entire world’s energy needs for 27 years! Learn more about solar in this video, and visit for more. About: Green Mountain Energy is the nation’s longest serving renewable

How We Turn Solar Energy Into Electricity

Solar panels are becoming cheaper and more efficient. So how exactly do they work? Read More: Cheap solar cells made from shrimp shells “Researchers have successfully created electricity-generating solar-cells with chemicals found the shells of shrimps and other crustaceans for the first time.” How Solar Got Cheap “All my life, solar power has