How solar panels work to turn on the lights at home

Illustration by Todd Kleiboer
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles examining the impact of a solar farm planned for installation in Sulphur Springs. For this article, we thought we’d “illuminate” some facts about the Solemio solar farm and how those shiny solar panels work.   A SHORT SCIENCE REVIEW Sunlight consists of particles called photons, which are beamed across the 93 million-mile-wide vacuum…

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