Category Archives: solar

How Important is Module Efficiency?

Sunpower, an American company, sells the solar module with the highest efficiency of 19.6%.  Number three Sanyo  HIT technology combines a crystalline silicon cell with an additional amorphous silicon layer. The difference between the leader and the number 10 is 3.4%; Although a small difference, it could be relatively significant. The difference could mean you… Continue Reading

Solar Power is Quickly Becoming Competitive

Solar Power is quickly becoming competitive with new nuclear, new natural gas, and, soon, new coal. We are starting to realize grid parity in solar all with technologies available today. It takes decades to install one nuclear power plant. Solar, a modular technology, can be produced and installed at a pace far faster than most… Continue Reading