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American Solar Companies Most Likely Have Been Installing Solar Panels Facing The Wrong Way For Years.

There’s a configuration to installing solar panels. The rules that are all pretty rigidly prescribed. There’s also a direction they face: South. However they might actually be facing the wrong way. Photograph: Cultura/Rex. By having them face south — which almost all the rooftop panels in the U.S. do — they’re in peak position to …

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US and India Work on Harvesting Space Solar Power.

The Indian Space Research Organization and US National Space Society launched a joint forum to develop partnership in harnessing solar energy through space-based solar collectors. Image by NASA. An orbiting tower of solar panels, shown extending into space, could gather power to use on Earth. Just like a solar satellite in the 2002 Bond movie …

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