For more information on SquareSpace, please visit: squarespace.com/geekbeat *PROMO CODE*: "Geekbeat9" Considering adding solar panels to your home and maybe taking yourself off the electric power grid? There's a lot to consider and we're laying it all out for you! As much info as John P. crams into the video - it's not all! He put even more on the accompanying blog post at http://geekbeat.tv/solarpanels
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-solar-panels-work-richard-komp The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy. Lesson by Richard Komp, animation by Globizco.