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?
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:
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 Videos||354 Videos|
|Total Views||1,518,112 views|
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 Videos||520 Videos|
|Total Views||861,874 views|
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 Videos||370 Videos|
|Total Views||1,819,240 views|
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 Videos||359 Videos|
|Total Views||89,063,061 views|
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 Videos||19 Videos|
|Total Views||53,794 views|
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 Videos||165 Videos|
|Total Views||2,334,360 views|
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 Videos||194 Videos|
|Total Views||560,722 views|
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 Videos||273 Videos|
|Total Views||376,093 views|
If we haven’t covered it here in this blog, please let us know on our social pages what your favorite solar YouTube channel is.