8 YouTube Channels to Learn More About Solar

If you have an internet connection, I am sure that like me, you have spent countless hours on YouTube getting lost in the numerous wormholes of educational and entertaining content. There is absolutely no shame in doing so! It is 2022, this is where we learn most things, right?

Educate Yourself

We at Gridworks love to educate not only other, but ourselves too. Whether you are a new or existing client inquiring about your solar system, or you’re an eager student taking our Solar PV Installation Training course to earn your CSA certification, we have the answers you’re looking for.

That said, if you’re like me, and want to continue expanding your solar knowledge, I have curated a list of 8 Solar Energy YouTube channels that you need to check out now:  

  1. Solar Power Electricity and Electronics

Phillip is a universal technician by trade, who enjoys solar, electricity and electronics. Through his YouTube content, he aims to help everyone on how to improve and lower the cost of their lifestyle and reduce pollutions. He has hundreds of videos applying solar energy to all sorts of electronics and explaining the installation of inverters, solar heaters, off grid solar power, and even touches on wind energy.  

The team at Solar Power World provides information and tips for solar technology, design, development and installation. They have hours of webinar content, live panels discussing their expertise, and even a contractor’s podcast where they interview various green energy contactors, understanding biggest pain points and excitements including new products and policies across the USA.

James is your go-to solar energy expert, guiding you step-by-step through all your solar options. He focuses on educating homeowners through the misconceptions and misinformation about solar so that you can make the best decision for your situation. With over 1.6 million views, James really knows his stuff! He gives homeowners all the information they need to understand solar technology and what it takes to get a new solar PV system installed on your home. He also has over 300 videos discussing solar sales & marketing strategies. His content is not only informative for homeowners, but for solar contractors as well.

Will offers an in depth look at building off-grid systems with no experience. He explains step-by-step setup and gives personal reviews to countless technology systems. He even has videos for you expert electricians and solar geniuses! With over 73 million views, Will is a total expert at all things solar.

Deepak is a sales and marketing expert, representing brands across Australia and India. Despite the location, his perspective and analysis can be useful to us in Canada as well. I particularly enjoy his product review videos to gain an understanding and perspective of some of the same technology we use in Canada.

PowerAfrica Solar sells, designs and installs solar systems in Kenya with a focus on off-grid and on-grid solar systems, premium high efficiency mono crystalline solar panes and premium battery storage systems. It is amazing to see all the incredible work they are doing in Africa, helping out communities and business alike. Their content includes many reviews from residents receiving solar systems discussing how it has changed and improved their ways of living.

 SEI is a national and international training organization based in Colorado. They teach classes for hands-on lab training and online and in-person theory training. Their content covers the basic understandings of power, energy and solar. They also highlight student experiences, and empower women working in solar.

The team at 0Bills DIY Energy aims to provide guidance, technical support and information about the products and services they sell in their web-shop, directly from manufactures. They have numerous installation guides, and product overviews. They are a great channel to learn more about the products used in your solar system.

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If we haven’t covered it here in this blog, please let us know on our social pages what your favorite solar YouTube channels are.


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