Category Archives: Commercial Solar

SOLAR 101 – How Solar Panels Work

Both AC and DC describe types of current flow in a circuit. In direct current (DC), the electric charge (current) only flows in one direction. Electric charge in alternating current (AC), on the other hand, changes direction periodically.   1. Sunlight hits the solar panels and generates an electric current (DC); 2. This electric current […]


    WELL, NOW YOU KNOW. Welcome to Sopris Solar’s First Installment of  “Well, Now You Know!” – Bringing You Fun Solar Facts and Trivia to Wow Your Friends!   Did you know that the largest Solar Power Plant in the world is located in the Mojave Desert in California? It spans over 1,000 acres!   […]