Solar Education Center
Welcome to CST’s Solar Education Center. Whether you’re actively shopping for a renewable energy system or just curious, we’ve got resources and information to help you learn all you need to know about how solar technology works, how it can benefit you and how to choose the best system for your needs. There’s even some history here. After all, researching solar energy helped Albert Einstein win the Nobel Prize. The least it can do is help you sound smarter at parties.
An overview of the many benefits of installing a solar PV system for your home or business.
Answers to many frequently asked questions about solar photovoltaic systems, working with CST, and more.
Solar Photovoltaic Systems
A diagram showing the major components of a solar photovoltaic system and how they work together to make energy for your home or business.
A quick rundown of the different types of solar cell technologies available today, and what they mean for the end consumer.
Learn about the different mounting options for solar photovoltaic panels, including roof mounts and ground mounts.
An overview of some of the many solar financial incentives available to businesses and home owners.
A summary of New Mexico solar incentives available for residential projects.
A summary of incentives available for New Mexico commercial solar projects.
From Alexandre-Edmond Bacquerel to Albert Eintstein, and through to the present day, we give a quick summary of some notable moments in the development of photovoltaic technology.
Links to other solar resources on the web.