In the first of a new series, Vice News takes a look at the hottest new products, gadgets, and services to power your life.
The article is published September 28, 2018.
The light bulb The sun’s rays are now streaming down on the ground and in the sky like a rainbow.
And it is becoming easier to make and install solar panels on roofs and rooftops, a boon for the growing number of people living without power.
But the new trend isn’t just a new way to harness the sun.
The sun itself is now getting a boost.
Solar power now generates as much electricity as 100 American homes, and it has the potential to revolutionize how people consume power from the sun, too.
The Sunlight Lamp uses LED lights that run off batteries that produce electricity as heat and light.
The solar panels, which can produce more than 20 megawatts of power, can be installed in a home, office, school, or even a business building.
And it’s all happening at the same time that new technology has opened up new opportunities for solar power.
The first of these has been the rapid expansion of the industry, and its emergence as a renewable energy source.
“In the past, the main thing that people have been talking about with solar power is the storage,” says Matt Matson, vice president of manufacturing at EnerSys, a maker of solar-powered solar-panel systems.
“And we were kind of left out.
Solar storage was very niche.”
Today, there are thousands of solar panels out there that can store up to 100 kilowatts of power.
And this energy is being exported to the grid, where it is used to power the grid in a variety of applications.
Solar panels are also available as smart-grid products, which are connected to the electrical grid and can store energy from solar panels in the form of a voltage that can be added to the power grid.
Solar energy storage technology is getting a lot of attention from utility companies.
Utility companies are beginning to install solar storage systems to power their electricity transmission lines.
In 2018, Enerys, which makes a variety in the field of smart-field technologies, installed about 200 solar panels along a network of transmission lines in South Dakota, a major solar energy center in South Carolina, and the New York-New Jersey region.
The new growth in the solar energy storage market is an opportunity for utility companies and solar companies alike.
And the growth in solar energy has been driven by the rise of new technologies, including those that are cheaper to manufacture and use and that can power large-scale installations.
Solar storage is a great example of one of these emerging technologies.
“The technology that we are seeing today, with storage, is just incredibly simple and easy to make,” says Steve Hirsch, vice-president of solar technology at SolarCity, a California-based solar energy company.
“We’re actually seeing that with our battery-powered products.”
The most popular solar-power productsSolar energy is now a $3.3 trillion market in the United States, accounting for more than 10 percent of all the electric power generated.
In 2017, the United Kingdom added 3.3 gigawatts of new solar energy capacity, according to the Energy Information Administration.
That’s a little less than 1 percent of the U.S. solar power market.
But, even with these solar-energy growth trends, solar storage is still a niche product.
“It’s a very difficult market to come into,” Hirsch says.
“There are a lot more companies making them.”
And, of course, storage technologies can be expensive to manufacture.
To create a solar-storage system, you need to buy batteries that run at different rates and charge them in the same way that electricity is charged in a power grid, with different currents and voltages.
This is where the competition comes into play.
A lot of solar power companies are looking to create a new type of solar energy product, a smart-fibre solar-fiber (SWF) system, which Hirsch and other solar industry experts have called a “solar microgrid.”
“We’ve seen a lot less investment in SWFs, but we’re starting to see a lot,” says Matson.
“This is a huge opportunity.”
The first generation of solar microfibersThe most widely used type of microgrid is known as a PV microgrid, which is a PV system with the capacity to store solar energy for future use.
“In PV, you typically have a battery,” Matson says.
But a lot has changed in the past five years.
“PV microfiber has gone from being a very low-power, low-cost technology to being a much more advanced technology that you can use for PV and you can install it in any kind of grid.
It’s been a really exciting time.”
To make it work, a company needs a lot.
“A PV microfibe has a voltage