Can Solar Panels Charge a Tesla Car? – Solar Energy for EVs

7 days ago

The electric vehicle (EV) industry is quickly rising and Elon Musk's Tesla is currently topping the competition. In addition to that, people who bought Tesla cars are not only fascinated by its luxurious looks and specs, but also because these allow them to go green. They are doing this by… Read More

US Solar Companies Installed 3.8 GW of New Solar PV Capacity in 2020 Q3 Alone

The solar companies in the United States of America have installed a total of 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity in the third quarter of the year 2020. This is according to the report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie. Source: Wood Mackenzie U.S. Solar… Read More

3 weeks ago

What is the Highest Solar Cell Efficiency Today? – New World Record

Scientists and researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have set a new world record in solar cell efficiency this year. Their study about monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell has hit 29.15 percent efficiency by enhanced hole extraction. This is the highest solar cell efficiency attained so far. If you want to learn how efficient a solar… Read More

3 weeks ago

15 Reasons Why We Should Use Solar Energy

When people try to find the answer to why solar energy is good, they will start to realize the significance of solar power. Solar technology has introduced greater possibilities in harnessing the most abundant resource of renewable energy, the Sun. Now, solar power has become a popular trend for people… Read More

3 weeks ago

Top 7 Features a String Inverter Must Have

To achieve the optimal benefits of harvesting solar energy, choosing an inverter that packs the most useful features is the key. In this article, we will discuss the factors that make a grid-tie solar string inverter the best of its kind. A solar inverter is a device that converts the… Read More

1 month ago

10 Best 10kW On-Grid Solar Inverters: A Detailed Guide with Pricing

Choosing which inverter to use for your on-grid solar system requires a good amount of research, especially, when you are flooded with so many choices in the market. If you want to get the best solar inverter with the 10kW capacity, this detailed guide is just right for you. Now,… Read More

3 months ago

How Solar Panels Perform during Solar Eclipse

What will happen to the solar panels during an eclipse? In this article, we will see how solar power systems are affected when the moon's shadow passes by the solar panels. This will show you how solar eclipse affects the production of solar energy. A solar eclipse is a phenomenon… Read More

7 months ago

Calculate Solar Panel Efficiency with Simplest Method

To calculate the solar panel efficiency, you need to divide the Wattage per unit area (Pmax/total area in sq.m.) of the solar module by the STC Irradiance value (1000W/sq.m.). This is the simplest way to get any solar PV module's efficiency. Solar Panel Efficiency Formula: Efficiency (%) = (Pmax ÷… Read More

7 months ago

11 Best Site Survey Tips for Solar PV Projects

Doing a site survey is an essential part of the successful implementation of any project, especially in the solar industry. This enables solar engineers, project managers, and surveyors to properly prepare and manage the design, plan, estimation for the solar PV system. By doing site surveys, the overall picture of… Read More

8 months ago

PVSyst Step-by-Step Installation Tutorial [2021]

In this blog post, the readers will be guided on how to install PVSyst software on their computers. Please note that this solar PV simulation tool will give you a 30-day free trial with full features! Disclaimer: This website is not affiliated to PVSyst in any way, this will only… Read More

8 months ago