Don't waste your time lining the solar panels beneath an array of florescent lights--though it may sound tempting. Solar cells are not designed to generate a voltage from fluorescent light sources and this is a waste of energy of time. Any spot in the yard would be a better location for the panels.
Check with your local power company as to whether they have a program to buy excess electricity collected by your solar panels. Some utility companies will give homeowners credits to apply to any energy provided to them. These programs are becoming more available as more and more people install solar panels on their home.
This video looks at solutions for cooling a solar panel if and when it gets too hot. There are a variety of ways in which PV panel can be cooled. This includes …
When using solar energy for the first time, it's probably a good idea to start out small. A small investment of just a few solar powered garden lights is a great way to get started. You can find them at big box and even home improvement stores. They are as easy to install as any other garden light.
Saving the environment can start with cleaner water-heating devices. Many different water heating systems exist, including tankless solar powered systems. These devices may be installed in any sunny location, even on your roof.