Residential Solar Panels

What Is Photovoltaic Energy?

When you’re researching solar power for your home, you’ll come across the term solar PV or photovoltaic. So what does that mean? The photovoltaic effect is the process that creates voltage or electric current by exposure to light. Photo means light, and voltaic means volts or electricity. A solar panel is made up of photovoltaic Read More

How is Solar Power Delivered?

Solar power uses the free energy from the sun to generate electricity. Of course there’s more science behind it but it’s all transparent to you. Solar panels are made of silicon chips that convert light energy into electrical energy. The solar chips are part of a module made of steel and glass. That module is Read More