How do solar panels work?
If you stick some solar panels on your roof, they’ll generate clean electricity for 25 years or even more. They don’t make noise, generate smoke, or move. All they do is silently turn sunlight into electricity. Seems pretty magical, no? It is a little bit magical, but it’s also good old physics and chemistry. Here’s a quick explanation of how it works. How is a solar cell constructed? The essential component of a solar panel is the solar photovoltaic cell.