Solar Impulse: Looking at Solar Efficiency in a New Way

By |2022-11-09T10:48:38-06:00July 19th, 2013|

Reviewing the solar panels on the Solar Impulse--the solar plane currently flying across the country--allows us to look at solar efficiency in a new way that not only could affect solar flight but also ceiling exhaust fans and roof fans. The solar panels on the plane are not the best at converting light energy into electric power by the area covered but do excel in terms of weight. The lightweight