10 Deadly Solar Powered Weapons

February 28, 2014

This infographic gives a list of the 10 most deadly solar weapons, those that are fictional and real. It also gives a description of each one.


What if Fukushima had Leaked Solar Panels?

January 17, 2014

What if all the resources now being used to combat the Fukushima power plant problems were instead being used to install solar panels? Find out how much good for the Earth could have been done with the money and man-power now being used for clean up. Source


Surface Area Needed to Power World with Solar

December 21, 2013

In reality, it’s not that much land mass. These are based on solar panels with 20% efficiency, and new technologies seem to be on the verge of 70% to 80% efficiency, so the foot print could grow even smaller. However, I’m not sure we have enough rare materials needed to make that many solar panels, […]


Tapping the Sun’s Potential

February 24, 2013

A deep look into how solar panels work. Source

Surface Area Required to Power the World with Solar Panel Alone

Surface Area Required to Power the World with Solar Panel Alone

September 23, 2012

Many green energy advocates claim that solar power could replace conventional energy sources like oil and coal. But how much space would all those solar panels take up, and what countries are sunny enough to host them? This map proposes an answer by calculating the world’s 2030 energy need and plotting solar farms to meet […]

9 Things About People Who Go Solar

9 Things About People Who Go Solar

June 27, 2012

The people who buy solar panels are your typical tree-hugging, left-leaning, well-to-do ex-hippies, right? Wrong! One Block Off the Grid polled nearly 200 solar homeowners to learn a little bit about what kind of person uses home solar. The answers might surprise you. Source

The Path to Parity The evolution of Solar Technology

The Path to Parity The evolution of Solar Technology

June 18, 2012

This infographic provides a timeline to show that although solar energy has refined through the years, the basic technology remains the same. It shows that today solar power is as cost competitive as conventional energy.

Solar Panels

Solar Panels

June 2, 2012

Thanks to attractive government rebates, Europe is leading the world in producing and implementing the use of solar panels. Find out which countries are producing the most and putting these energy-sustaining electricity generators to use. Source