Solar panels produce electricity by turning the sun's rays into power. This power is either put directly back into the grid or stored in batteries for use at a later time. The below infographic was shared by SaveOnEnergy.com
With solar power becoming more important and widespread, it is helpful to know how those dark glassy panels create all that energy. Hopefully SaveOnEnergy's animated visual takes some of the mystery out of solar panels, so you feel a little more confident the next time someone brings up solar in conversation!