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Solar Energy

Using sunlight for generating energy
Energy Ethically sustainable sources of energy for human use

Photovoltaic Solar Panels

The most common type of solar panel are photovoltaic solar cells, or PVs, which convert sunlight directly into electricity. Photovoltaic solar cells range in efficiency from about 15% to 30% efficiency.

Solare Panel Efficiency


As of 2016 prices for solar panels were esimated at $3 US per watt, however cost including installation was closer to $6.

Other Types of Solar Energy Collection

Other forms of solar energy collection (apart from the most obvious and important one of plant life) include:

Solar Energy Resources

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The Solar Commons Project

Solar energy organization
The Solar Commons Project is a community-engaged, multi-disciplinary research project based at the University of Minnesota, applying the Solar Commons Model of low-income community trust ownership in Living Labs with community partners. The project is...

electricity, energy