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Solar Energy from Space?

Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov first mentioned in 1941 the concept of collecting solar energy in space and transmitting it back to Earth. There is no nighttime in space. Solar electricity could be produced 24/7. Scientists today are working on prototypes

Lower Solar Cost

Lower solar cost is the foundation of the Green Collar Solar℠ program?  Lower solar cost will help the Green Collar Solar℠ Program create jobs.  We are expanding the market for solar energy with low-cost systems for homes with smaller electric

How do solar panels make power?

This Department of Energy video explains how silicon solar cells convert sunlight to electricity. The same technology used today was first developed by Bell Labs in the 1950’s, and while solar cells and other PV components have been