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Solar Energy in the United States

Solar energy is a renewable and unlimited source of energy from which , indirectly or directly, most of the other sources of energy on our planet originate. Today, thanks to the rapid progress of technology, solar energy has become more affordable and more efficient, so it is no wonder why so many homeowners and companies […]

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Solar Panel Recycling: Let’s Close The Loop

At this year’s West Coast Green conference in San Francisco, Bill McDonough gave a rousing call–to-action keynote speech in which he proclaimed that we do not have an energy problem, but what we do have is a materials problem. He went on to say that the carbon in the environment is in the wrong place. Instead of leaving it […]

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Avoid Asthma – Use Solar Energy

NPR just did a great piece on spare the air days and in it they link spare the air days with an increase in likelihood of an asthma attack in kids. So why not combat asthma by going solar? “Spare the air days” happen on the hottest days of the year when a big demand is put on the […]

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Solar Energy Monitoring Systems – The Next Big Thing in Solar?

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If micro-inverters are the current craze in the solar industry, then solar energy monitoring systems will be the next big thing. Micro-inverters (and other parallel technology) were given lots of attention because they can increase the efficiency of a system by up to as much as 10%-20%. Similarly, solar electricity systems that are hooked up to monitoring systems have a […]

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Why is Solar Attracting Investors?

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There is a popular saying in the in investing world, follow the money. If you follow the money lately you would find that some of it at least is flowing towards solar. This year alone we have seen PG&E create a $60 Million tax equity fund for SolarCity and then a $100 Million tax equity fund to […]

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Avoid Asthma – Use Solar Energy

NPR just did a great piece on spare the air days and in it they link spare the air days with an increase in likelihood of an asthma attack in kids. So why not combat asthma by going solar? “Spare the air days” happen on the hottest days of the year when a big demand is put on the […]

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