Listen

News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV

member station

Doctor Robert Fielden heads to the rooftop for renewable energy via photovoltaic power as part of his series of reinventing Las Vegas.

What is photovoltaic energy?
Sunlight is converted to electricity using photovoltaic or solar cells. Photovoltaic (PV) cells are semiconductor devices, usually made of silicon, which contain no liquids, corrosive chemicals or moving parts. They produce electricity as long as light shines on them, they require little maintenance, do not pollute and they operate silently, making photovoltaic energy a clean and safe method of power generation.

More on the Web:

Nevada Public Radio is not responsible for the content of external links.

Support comes from

More from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for.  If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.