Exactly how solar power panels work, is quite a mystery to many people. Sure, we can all feel the energy of the sun every time we lay on a beach or go walking in a park in the summer time; the heat that warms our skin and the air is one manifestation of that energy. But how do solar power panels capture it in a form that we can use to cool and heat our houses, to run appliances, and to give us light when the world is dark?

The following video does a great job of explaining the process and method behind the solar power panel: