The efficiency of solar energy is improving through innovations and advancements. Here are four trends to watch:
• New materials for solar cells being developed are more efficient durable and cost effective.
• Batteries are improving to store energy from large-scale installations so it can be used more efficiently.
• New business models like community solar allow participation in solar program is without the hassle of installation and maintenance.
• Solar tracking makes solar panels more efficient with motorized systems that keep panels pointed toward the sun throughout the day.