Solar panels on the farm Solar energy is often viewed as a new, innovative technology, but the truth is, it has been utilized by humans for thousands of years. Although it was once a niche within the market, solar energy is now the future. Whether you are interested in conservation or want to save money, solar power is for everyone. Considering approximately 75 million barrels of oil could be saved annually through the use of
Image of two engineers revising a photovoltaic farm (ISO 100). All my images have been processed in 16 Bits and transfer down to 8 before uploading. Free electricity sounds great, doesn’t it? Surprisingly, solar power has been around much longer than you may think. And with time and technology, has improved and is now becoming more popular because of its availability. In fact, last year solar power installments broke records by doubling over the previous
Row of blue solar panels on orange roof. Group of blue solar collectors with orange roof tiles. It’s a photo of my own roof in the netherlands. In my country there is a enough sun to make electricity. The equipment stands on a steep flat roof with orange roof tiles. The panels have the same beautiful blue color as the sky. from the attic level you can view the street with trees on the ground.
The world’s largest consumer of electricity, China also has recently become the world’s biggest producer of photovoltaic cells for solar power. Recent strides are not without challenges, though, and the country remains far from being fossil-fuel free. 2017 Production Surges In the first half of 2017, China’s solar industry produced 25.9 percent more solar panels than it had during the first half of 2017, for a total of 34 gigawatts this year versus 27 gigawatts
The average American contributes an estimated 17 to 21.5 metric tons (around 40,000 pounds) of carbon dioxide in greenhouse gas emissions each year. This amount is known as the “carbon footprint.” Reducing your carbon footprint not only minimizes your personal contribution to climate change, doing so usually saves you money as well. You can estimate your own carbon footprint with the use of online calculators that account for location, type of housing and activities such