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Sun Towards High Noon: Explaining How Solar Power Is Transforming Our Energy Future

By Roy L Hales

Peter F. Varadi’s first book[1] described the birth of the solar industry and its’ growth up until 2013. He recruited a team of internationally recognized contributors for the sequel.[2] SUN TOWARDS HIGH NOON: SOLAR POWER TRANSFORMING OUR ENERGY FUTURE guides us through the industry today.

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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThough many believe the lifetime of a solar panel is twenty-five years, a number of older models have exceeded this. When Kyocera tested a 30-year-old module, last year, they discovered it was still operating at 90.4% of capacity. There are 37-year-old Arco Solar (now SolarWorld USA) panels in operation. So How long do solar panels Last?

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