Ten Persistent Myths of Solar Power Debunked 

By Whit Trovillion Ten Persistent Myths of Solar Power Debunked  Solar energy has been plagued with several persistent myths which may have discouraged adoption by eligible homeowners.  This blog will address some of the more persistent ones and attempt to address some of the fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) surrounding

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Solar history: Bell Labs and the first modern silicon solar cell

Technological advances, such as updates to the photovoltaic cell,  continue to push solar energy forward and help it join mainstream society. Perhaps the largest breakthrough in thrusting solar energy onto the main stage was the invention of the modern silicon solar cell, which by all accounts, was a mistake. Early inventions paved the way

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Solar history: Alexandre Edmond Becquerellar

Born in Paris, Edmond Becquerel (1820-1891), a French physicist in 1839, is known for his studies in the solar spectrum, magnetism, electricity and optics. He is best known for his discovery and unraveling the key principle to solar energy cells, the photovoltaic effect. He received his doctorate from the University of Paris,

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