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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

A photo showing a solar panel in India's Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

Solar Energy In India

Find out how India is embracing the use of solar energy in order to become a world leader in renewable energy consumption.

The different environmental impacts of solar energy.

Environmental Impacts of Solar Energy

This article takes a look at the different environmental impacts of solar energy. Learn about the negative and positive impacts that solar power can have, at both a local and global scale.

The benefits of solar energy.

15 Benefits of Solar Energy

Here we take a look at the top 15 benefits of solar energy. You will find out what makes this renewable energy source the global choice for clean energy production.

An image depicting the use of solar energy.

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.

A housing development that could feature free solar panels.

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 solar photovoltaic panel.

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 basic solar panel that can be bought.

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.

Solar panels fitted to a recreational vehicle (RV)

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.

A golf cart that could run on solar panels.

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 portable solar panel providing a source of power.

Portable Solar Power

A solar energy article relating to the use of and the available portable solar powered devices on the market today.