How do solar panels work?

The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.

Lesson by Richard Komp, animation by Globizco.

 

Tesla unveils electric batteries to power homes

Global News Report.

We’ve all heard of electric cars, but imagine your home or business being powered by the same kind of battery. Tesla founder Elon Musk, the billionaire futurist and inventor who always pushes the limits, says he wants clean and green batteries to one day power the world.