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How Solar Panels Work

August 29, 201134 min
Solar panels have loads of potential -- but how do they work, exactly, and why aren't they more widespread? Join Jonathan and Chris as they break down the mechanics of solar panels, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of this technology.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit