Back in 2020, solar became the cheapest-ever electricity in history. Its price has shrunk so much that, during that year, it cost even less than the cheapest coal. Unfortunately, that downward price trend reversed in 2021. The cost of photovoltaic (PV) panels surged by almost 50% in the second half of 2021. That doesn’t mean you should give up […]
All About Solar Cell Efficiency
In an ideal solar cell efficiency in p-n junction PV cells is “only” 33.7%. Though, some of the highest efficiencies for residential use are reaching into the 24% zone. What does it mean? It means we’re going to have to find a better way in the next decade or so. Fortunately, we’re already on the […]
What is Sustainable Energy?
It’s me, learning about things again. Recently I have been reading more about sustainable energy so that I could be better at explaining it to the girls. With the way my brain is, I have to constantly refresh my mind. Neurological diseases are NO FUN. Sustainable energy is, of course, a form of energy. Got […]