Solar Batteries for Kids - Next Generation. You may be used to seeing solar panels on the roofs of building and houses. And maybe you’ve seen some solar farms near where you live. The technology behind solar panels has been available since before you were born. But what you may not know is that there has been an amazing advancement in solar technology, just in the last couple years. In this episode, we explore solar batteries and talk about what things might be like when you grow up.