About Ana Almerini

Ana Almerini - Author of Solar Reviews

Ana Almerini

Web Content Specialist

Ana is a web content specialist at SolarReviews. She has 5 years of marketing experience blended with 2 years of experience in climate communications and holds a master of arts degree in climate and society from Columbia University. Ana frequently volunteers for environmental causes ranging from oyster reef restoration in NJ to expanding bike sharing in Naples, Italy.

On weekends you can find her at the Jersey shore, reading a book from the ever increasing stack on her side table or eating food someone else cooked.

Recent articles by Ana Almerini

What are solar windows?

Ana Almerini

April 1, 2021

What are solar windows?

Solar windows can filter sunlight through them and turn it into usable energy. While not yet commercially available, they are being heavily researched.

What is a solar charge controller and why are they important?

Ana Almerini

March 25, 2021

What is a solar charge controller and why are they important?

Solar charge controllers manage the electricity that travels from solar panels to a battery storage system. They ensure efficiency and prevent overcharging.

Folding solar panels: what you need to know

Ana Almerini

March 12, 2021

Folding solar panels: what you need to know

Folding solar panels offer the portability and efficiency you need to be truly off-grid while camping, hiking, or enjoying a day at the beach.

Volvo announces all cars will be fully electric by 2030

Ana Almerini

March 10, 2021

Volvo announces all cars will be fully electric by 2030

Volvo has announced its intentions for a fully-electric vehicle lineup by 2030. Learn more about how you can make your drive emissions-free.

2021 review: the Panasonic EverVolt battery and solar modules

Ana Almerini

March 9, 2021

2021 review: the Panasonic EverVolt battery and solar modules

Panasonic has released EverVolt solar panel modules that will work in conjunction with the EverVolt battery. Pair them together for energy independence.

Everything you need to know about installing solar panels on boats

Ana Almerini

March 4, 2021

Everything you need to know about installing solar panels on boats

Adding solar panels to your boat will keep your battery charged and your appliances running, from a quick fishing trip to sailing an entire open ocean.

Declining fossil fuel jobs makes way for renewable energy careers

Ana Almerini

February 24, 2021

Declining fossil fuel jobs makes way for renewable energy careers

Fossil fuel jobs will be lost as we transition to a clean economy, but there are jobs to be gained by workers with transferable skills.

How are solar panels made?

Ana Almerini

February 19, 2021

How are solar panels made?

Solar panels are made with a few key materials: solar cells, silicon, metal, and glass. Each layer is built with precision to generate renewable energy.

What are floating solar panels?

Ana Almerini

February 12, 2021

What are floating solar panels?

Floating solar panels rest on top of calm bodies of water, are more efficient than traditional solar arrays, and help keep bodies of water clean.