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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 […]

Helping the Environment from Home

Creating a better environment does not have to be a life-consuming task. There are many ways to help the environment in small and simple ways from the comfort of your home. This blog post aims to provide you some changes you can make to create a cleaner world! 1. Use Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Incorporating […]

10 Fun and Unique Small Solar Products

Installing solar panels is a huge step towards saving the environment and changing the world. There are many other ways to incorporate solar panels and solar technology into your everyday life on a smaller-scale. Here are a few fun products to help you go green! 1. Solar Backpack Charge your electronics while on the go! […]

Solar Energy and Panel Production

Energy comes in all different forms. Whether it be electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal or nuclear, energy plays an important part of each day. Once solar panels have been installed, how exactly can you measure the energy that is being produced? This blog post will walk you through all things energy, so you know just how […]

Test Your Solar Knowledge!

Think you’re a solar expert? Take this quiz to find out just how much you know about solar power! Questions: Devices that convert sunlight directly into electricity are calleda. Photosyntheticb. Photovoltaicc. Photo-convertersd. Phototonic Sunlight is composed of which type of energy particle?a. Electronsb. Protonsc. Photonsd. Neutrinos What famous scientist was awarded the Nobel Prize for […]

How to Make the Most of Your Solar Panels

There are a few ways that you can maximize your energy production after you’ve had your solar panels installed. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your solar panels: 1. Be Aware of the Electricity you are Using We design your solar panels to meet the needs of […]

Solar Energy and the Environment

It is common for electricity to be generated from dirty sources like coal, nuclear, and natural gas. Installing solar panels is a way to contribute to a cleaner environment and create a more sustainable future. There are many ways that solar helps the environment. Here’s how: Solar Energy Reduces Greenhouse Gases and CO2 Emissions Depending […]

What Are Photovoltaic Solar Panels and How Do They Work?

In the solar world, you hear the term “photovoltaic” quite frequently, but what does it mean? This blog post aims to explore the purpose and function of photovoltaic (PV) devices and what they do for your solar panels! A History of the Photovoltaic Effect The photovoltaic effect was first observed in 1839 by Alexandre Edmund […]

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