How We Turn Solar Energy Into Electricity

Solar panels are becoming cheaper and more efficient. So how exactly do they work?

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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 been the thing that’s coming in the future.”

The History Of Solar
“Solar technology isn’t new. Its history spans from the 7th Century B.C. to today.”

Photoelectric effect
“Photoelectric effect, phenomenon in which electrically charged particles are released from or within a material when it absorbs electromagnetic radiation.”

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