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25 May 10 Irresistible Reasons to Go Solar

Solar energy is the power provided by the sun, harnessed through technology called photovoltaic (PV) cells, which turn sunlight directly into electricity. For a layman’s description of the “photovoltaic effect,” when sunshine hits the PV cell, the photons of light excite the electrons in the cell,...

25 May Home Solar Power: SunPower Breaks New Record

SunPower Corp they have smashed another efficiency barrier with their X series solar panels pumping out 24.1%. Higher efficiency benefits residential home solar power because it generates greater power production from a smaller system footprint on the roof, or wherever space may be at a premium.   SunPower has consistently...

23 May Rooftop solar: Net metering is a net benefit

Rooftop solar is booming in U.S. cities.   One of the most exciting infrastructure developments within metropolitan America, the installation of over a million solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in recent years, represents nothing less than a breakthrough for urban sustainability — and the climate.   Prices for solar panels...

23 May 10 Reasons to Go Solar

The economic and environmental case for going green  The need for environmental sustainability is more urgent than ever. Global climate change — driven by greenhouse gas emissions — is threatening our water supplies, our food supply, our coastal cities, and our economy while putting thousands of species at risk of...

23 May How Solar Affects the Value of a Home

Study Shows Buyers Consistently Willing to Pay More For Solar Homes The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories released a study, the largest of its kind by a team of scientists. Analyzed about 22,000 home sales, just under 4,000...