Archive for March, 2010

UK Wind Turbine Plan Will Create Hundreds Of Jobs

UK Wind Turbine Plan Will Create Hundreds Of Jobs

The germen manufacturing giant, Siemens, has announced that hundreds of jobs will be created through the construction of a new £80m wind turbine factory.

Wave Power and Electricity

Wave Power and Electricity

Waves can be prove to be very deceiving. The power of the wave cannot be determined until it reaches very near, making surfing more challenging and dangerous. But this power can be utilized in an effective way to generate electricity to meet the demands of the rising energy crisis.

Earth Day 2010

Earth Day 2010

Earth Day is celebrated on two different dates in a year. The celebrations are carried out with great enthusiasm worldwide on both dates. The Earth Day was first time celebrated on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord started the celebration of Earth Day and he raised the awareness among people to take the responsibility of earth and life on earth. On 20th March, 1978, McConnell started celebrations of Earth Day nearly with the time of vernal equinox.

Costs Of Solar Power

Costs Of Solar Power

Although solar energy is a free and abundant resource, the generation of electricity through the PV systems is not completely free of cost. There are several factors that should be considered before deciding whether it is economical to install a PV system or not.

Solutions To The Solar Powering Problems

Solutions To The Solar Powering Problems

Solar energy may be the most abundant source of energy, but many people avoid its usage due to the uncertainty of the weather. If you use solar energy to power your house, then what do you do on a cloudy or rainy day?

Solar Powering Your House

Solar Powering Your House

We all want to make use of the solar energy, using to power our houses. Although it’s not as simple as just placing some modules on your roof, it’s not very difficult to do either.

Energy Loss In A Solar Cell

Energy Loss In A Solar Cell

Whenever we think of solar energy, we assume that it is just simple sunlight, ignoring the fact that visible light is just part of the complete electromagnetic spectrum.

Anatomy of a Solar Cell

Anatomy of a Solar Cell

In my previous posts, I gave an overview about the composition of a solar cell, what it is made of and how it is used to transform sunlight into electric energy. In this article, I will illustrate the inside anatomy of a cell and how it really works.

How Silicon Makes A Solar Cell?

How Silicon Makes A Solar Cell?

Silicon is commonly used to create solar cells due to its special chemical properties. A silicon atom has 14 electrons that are arranged in three different shells.

Function of Photovoltaic Cells

Function of Photovoltaic Cells

We have all seen calculators with solar cells, that enable the device to work without any batteries, and can be used for unlimited time period as long as there’s enough light.

Coal’s Future

Coal’s Future

America is having large coal resources but not like as before. In 2007 the National Academy of Sciences told that in its report that the country likely has at least a 100-year supply at today’s consumption levels, but that could not confirm the often quoted assertion that the nation has a 250 year supply of coal.

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