Here's How Solar Panels Work
Earlier this month,
While solar panel tech has gotten cheaper and more efficient at a prodigious rate, if you're not familiar with how it actually works, I don't blame you. Luckily, Digg made a quick solar panel explainer video with help from former Level Solar engineer Matt Burnrand. If you're curious about the tech providing power to the children's hospital after hurricane Maria damaged its power grid, check it out.
You can check if your current residence is a prime candidate for renewable energy using, what else, Google. Its Project Sunroof site can estimate how much energy (and cash) you'd save over time based on your address.