Solar

Solar energy is the radiant energy emitted by the sun on a continuous basis. This form of energy helps to keep us alive in numerous ways from warming our planet to helping to grow the food we eat. With the help of renewable energy technologies (such as solar panels), we can also harness solar activity in order to provide heating or generate electricity.

In this section you’ll find a variety of articles surrounding topics related to solar energy in general, solar hot water, solar panels and solar power.

Articles

Uses of Solar Energy

This article takes a look at some of the different uses of solar energy. You’ll discover some unique ways that people using this renewable energy source right around the globe.

An image depicting the use of solar energy.

Free Solar Panels

Free solar panel initiatives may be available in your country/region as a result of carbon reduction schemes launched by many countries and councils over recent years.

A housing development that could feature free solar panels.

Solar Photovoltaics

Discover how solar photovoltaics works and the ways in which we can use this process of converting the suns energy into useable electricity.

A solar photovoltaic panel.

Buying Solar Panels

If you’re looking into buying solar panels to reduce your carbon footprint then this article can help you understand what options are available to you when purchasing solar panels.

A basic solar panel that can be bought.

RV Solar Panels

Fitting solar panels to a recreational vehicle (RV) is perfect for accessing a source of electricity in remote locations where power points for your RV may be unavailable.

Solar panels fitted to a recreational vehicle (RV)

Solar Panels For Golf Carts

Solar panels can be used to power golf carts. This modern solution is available as a viable alternative to gas powered golf carts or battery powered carts that are charged via the mains.

A golf cart that could run on solar panels.

Solar Electricity Kit

Find out what types of solar electricity kits are available to provide consumers with a means of providing power in a variety of circumstances.

A solar electricity kit.

Solar Power Plants

Find out how solar power plants are able to generate significant amounts of electricity by combining the power of hundreds of solar panels.

A small scale solar power plant.