7 Downsides of Solar Energy

At Solstice, we work hard to put solar energy in the hands of more American households. That’s because we believe that solar already provides concrete benefits over fossil fuel systems, and that it has the potential to make our energy systems fair for everyone and give local communities independence. At the same time, we think…

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Solar Technology Is Taking Off. But How Does It Work?

A variety of technologies can capture the sun’s rays and transform them into usable forms of energy, but by far the cheapest, and the most common, are photovoltaics. Here’s how they work. Solar Energy Can Power the World In just 18 days, the sunlight that hits Earth’s surface carries as much energy as all of the…

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