Are Solar Panels The True Renewable Energy of The Future?

In the last few years, the world saw the increasing US and Europe-led solar panel adoption worldwide. Today’s solar panels have a 25% efficiency on average across various manufacturers, making it the best option for our future renewable energy. The world’s view on solar as renewable energies have increased due to oil’s increasing prices and searching for alternative energy means.

However, solar panels face quantity, production, and recycling challenges. With millions slated to use solar panels worldwide, the latter’s recycling processes haven’t been finalized, leading to an enormous wasteland of solar panel components and fittings in the coming years. Additionally, its current efficiency requires more material to produce sufficient energy for residential and commercial properties.

Fortunately, solar energy science can take the technology upwards exponentially. Perovskite has seen increasing solar energy production performance, making it an affordable silicon alternative. In addition, solar energy storage can now last for 18 years in storage, enabling homeowners to collect energy and use it during night or stormy weather.

The future of solar panels as the true renewable energy source of our population and globe is at hand. The soon-to-be-smoothened kinks finds resolution in the continued dedicated research to the technology. Just Energy has an article dedicated to the possible look of the future’s renewable energy sources. Read more about them below.

Take a moment to close your eyes and imagine the world ten, twenty, fifty years from now.

How do you heat your home? What do our energy systems look like? How about our cars – how are they fueled?

In an ideal world, renewable energy will become the primary source of the planet’s energy, as opposed to traditional energy sources, like fossil fuels (which release harmful carbon emissions and pollution into the atmosphere).

So, what does the future of renewable energy actually look like? Time will tell – but these crazy, cool, new innovations may provide a glimpse into the future of renewables:

Solar Powered Panels that Chase the Sun

Genius in its simplicity, this new technology overcomes one of the biggest challenges facing solar power – clouds and inclement weather. These solar panels actually reposition themselves to soak in the most possible sunlight, resulting in much higher levels of efficiency.

Solar/Wind Hybrids

As solar and wind technologies continue to improve, scientists and engineers are experimenting with ways to make both more efficient. Bring on the superhero of renewable energy: solar and wind hybrids. This technology combines wind turbines with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to produce higher levels of energy – and studies have found that they are nearly twice as efficient. (Continue reading here to learn more)

If you need the best solar panel installations in Golden, CO, you can always count on us at Roper Roofing & Solar. Contact us today to learn more about our services.


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