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Photovoltaic efficiency limits challenged   Photovoltaic efficiency limits challenged regulary. New work at University of California, Berkeley Challenges design thinking.

Increasing Solar Panel Output   New Dimension for Solar Energy: Innovative 3-D Designs More Than Double the Solar Power Generated Per Area

Zero energy home developments   News from Mashable.com

Solar Power - Photovoltaic paint   One to watch for the future... "Paint on" photovoltaic coatings could be a cheap source of residential solar power.. efficiency is way down at the moment.. but watch this space...

Solar Power - Photovoltaics growing in efficiency   SunPowers® Maxeon™ announces third generation solar cells reaching 24% efficiency



Should I connect my home power system to the grid?

Most of people considering a home power generation alternative will want to consider whether their home power system will be connected to the electricity grid and what difference it makes to the system. Here's a few things to think about...

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Work out your home electricity consumption

Click the link to learn how to work out your power consumption. This is important to understand in order to help specify a home power system.