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Energy-Related Legislation

California Leads the Way on Renewable Energy As usual, California has set the standard with the country’s most progressive renewable energy targets, backed by state-mandated legislation. By 2045, California is required to obtain all electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and hydropower. Enacting part of this new legislation begins in 2020, with [...]
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What Are Solar Cells?

Solar cells are small, square-shaped semiconductors made from silicon and other conductive materials. They are manufactured in thin film layers. When sunlight strikes a solar cell, chemical reactions release electrons, generating electric current. Also called a photovoltaic cell, a solar cell converts the energy of light directly into electricity by the photovoltaic effect. How Does [...]
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