Solar 101 – How Solar Energy Works

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September 16, 2020 1:00PM to 2:00PM EDT
DOE Solar Decathlon Information

Learn how energy from the sun turns into electricity on Earth with speakers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office. Discover exciting ways that solar energy is being used every day to power our lives.

Part of a series hosted by the Solar Decathlon: 10 virtual sessions with diverse topics ranging from tours of houses with innovative designs to residential energy usage to jobs in the energy sector. Offered at no cost, these webinars are available to the general public and particularly current and prospective homeowners; members of the real estate industry, educators; students and young professionals; home builders and renovation contractors, and others interested in viewing state-of-the-art homes.