Once upon a time, the idea of solar energy was usually equated with self-sufficient desert dwellers and costly, heavy, awkward solar panels that never had much hope to be economically viable. Since then, solar projects engineering and installation has come a long way. Now, solar energy is more than viable for home use—with some home owners actually selling surplus energy gathered by their home solar panels to utility companies.
The truth is, solar energy is now not only viable on a small scale—small businesses, major corporations, and local and national governments are getting in on what has become a burgeoning industry. Developing sophisticated technology is a key reason that solar energy is making such inroads into both public and private sector business. One of the best green energy delivery systems that the solar industry has turned toward is photovoltaics (PV). Continue reading