Solar Energy & Technology

Renewable Energy Powered Corporations

Solar prices have fallen and businesses are quickly making the switch to solar, including large corporations. Corporate solar is known to have a significant impact, producing enough electricity to power 402,000 U.S. homes and offset 2.4 million metric tons of carbon dioxide each year. Along with major efforts to move towards solar, corporations have adopted […]

Breakthroughs in Solar Technology

In 1954, the first solar photovoltaic device was introduced. It was the first of its kind to provide enough energy electricity to actually be used. By 1958, solar cells were used in small-scale applications. By 1970, the interest in solar cells increased due to the energy crisis. People wanted solar cells to produce electricity in […]

Solar Energy Explained in Fewer than 140 Words

Each particle of sunlight (called a photon) that reaches the Earth contains energy that fuels our planet. Solar power is harnessed and converted to usable energy using photovoltaics. Photovoltaics is the technology used to convert sunlight to electricity. Solar PV devices are made of small cells connected together and made out of semiconducting materials. These […]

Renewable Energy Power World

Renewable energy is the fastest growing energy source globally. According to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, renewables made up more than 17 percent of net U.S. electricity generation in 2018. Solar generation is projected to climb from 11 percent of total U.S. renewable generation in 2017 to 48 percent by 2050, making it […]

Rooftop Solar’s Impact on Climate Change

Carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions have increased dramatically the past few decades and the threat of climate change is continuing to grow. Climate change can be fought both individually and collectively. While it may seem like an overwhelming task, residential solar plays a huge role in creating a cleaner and safer environment. Solar energy […]

How Much Energy Does a Solar Panel Produce?

Solar panels are a great way to create energy without drawing upon harmful resources like fuel, coal, oil or gas. It is important to understand how much energy each panel produces, so that you can power your entire home with sustainable and renewable energy. During the solar process, our team will gather the last twelve […]

United States Solar Projects

Solar power is rapidly growing. There are several larger-scale solar projects around the country that are transforming the solar industry and leading the way to a sustainable and renewable energy powered world! Here are a few United States-based solar projects that deserve attention: New York A New York solar energy company completed a 7.2-MW Denmark […]

How to Take Care of the Earth

Earth Day is always a friendly reminder of how much we love our planet! Taking care of the earth is our year-round responsibility. This can be a daunting task, but there are many ways you can help the Earth by changing just a few things! Here are a few ways you can take care of […]

4 Ugly Truths About Coal

Traditional energy sources have environmental impacts that can be devastating. Coal produces a majority of our electricity and is one of the biggest causes of air pollution worldwide. It has also been linked to major health problems. Here are 4 major environmental impacts of coal: Carbon Dioxide According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), […]

5 Solar Myths — Busted

Myth #1: Solar Panels will Damage My Roof Some homeowners hesitate to install solar panels because they believe it will damage their roof. This is not true! Rooftops are inspected prior to installation to determine whether their structure will be able to withstand the additional weight of solar panels. The panels that are attached to […]

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