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 2023, this is where we learn most things, right?

Solar YouTube Channels

Educate Yourself

We at Gridworks love to educate not only others 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 solar YouTube channel, he aims to help everyone how to improve and lower the cost of their lifestyle and reduce pollution. 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.  

    YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/c/SolarPowerElectricityandElectronics
    Total Subscribers 8.27k
    Total Videos 354 Videos
    Total Views 1,518,112 views

      2. Solar Power World

      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 contractors, understanding the biggest pain points and excitements including new products and policies across the USA.

      YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/c/SolarPowerWorldOnline
      Total Subscribers 7.16k
      Total Videos 520 Videos
      Total Views 861,874 views

        3. James the Solar Expert

        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 they can make the best decision for their 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 in their homes. 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.

        YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/c/JamestheSolarEnergyExpert
        Total Subscribers 14.7k
        Total Videos 370 Videos
        Total Views 1,819,240 views

          4. DIY Solar Power with Will Prowse

          Will offers an in-depth look at building off-grid systems with no experience. In his solar YouTube channel, he explains the step-by-step setup and gives personal reviews of 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.

          YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/c/WillProwse/featured
          Total Subscribers 799k
          Total Videos 359 Videos
          Total Views 89,063,061 views

            5. Solarquote Facts

            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.

            YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQZ8XtsLYJAr6W-3iHAfjLw
            Total Subscribers 411
            Total Videos 19 Videos
            Total Views 53,794 views

              6. PowerAfrica Solar

              PowerAfrica Solar sells, designs, and installs solar systems in Kenya with a focus on off-grid and on-grid solar systems, premium high-efficiency monocrystalline 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 businesses alike. Their content includes many reviews from residents receiving solar systems discussing how it has changed and improved their ways of living.

                YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/c/PowerAfricaSolar
                Total Subscribers 1.79k
                Total Videos 165 Videos
                Total Views 2,334,360 views

                7. Solar Energy International – SEI

                 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 understanding of power, energy, and solar. They also highlight student experiences and empower women working in solar.

                YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/user/solarenergyvideo/featured
                Total Subscribers 6.32k
                Total Videos 194 Videos
                Total Views 560,722 views

                  8. 0Bills DIY Energy for ZERO Home Bills

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

                  YouTube Channel Link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWw2HcAMJOodTUfyNmUpHpg/featured
                  Total Subscribers 1.09k
                  Total Videos 273 Videos
                  Total Views 376,093 views
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