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The Basics Of Solar Energy

Solar Energy’s Potential   Solar energy is an abundant source of essentially free power that has amazing potential to solve our planet’s energy needs with...

The Main Benefits Of Metal Roofing For Your Residential Solar Panels

An ever increasing number of homeowners are adding solar energy systems to their higher-quality homes, but they may ignore an important consideration: the rooftop under...

The Financial Benefits Of Going Solar

With federal and state incentives and rebates readily available for “going solar,” there is no better time than the present for both residential and commercial...

Why Make The Shift To Solar Energy?

WHY MAKE THE SHIFT TO SOLAR ENERGY? As the world’s interest in sources of clean and efficient energy increases and our supply of oil and natural gas inevitably...

Photovoltaics: The Key To Using Solar Energy To Power Your Home Or Business

WHAT ARE PHOTOVOLTAICS? Wikipedia defines photovoltaics as the best-known method of generating electric power using solar cells to convert light energy from the sun into...

The History of Solar Energy

The usage of solar panels may be on the rise, but the idea of utilizing solar energy has been around for a lot longer than one would think. One of the earliest instances...

Five Little-Known Facts About Solar Energy

Most people are aware of solar energy’s many benefits, but there are some facts that may surprise you. While it seems as though solar industry is just now paving its...

The Steps to Home Solar Panel Installation

If you’ve decided to make the switch to solar, there are a few steps to finalize the process. Before you begin relishing in the benefits of solar panel installation,...

5 Reasons to Go Solar in Your First Home

If you recently bought a new home, congratulations! You’re probably still getting used to your new expenses; xeriscaping, new appliances, painting, and utility bills....

Solar Helps ‘LEED’ the Way to More Sustainable Buildings

The number of net-zero energy buildings — buildings that use renewable energy technology to help meet 100 percent of their energy needs — doubled between 2012 and...

Going solar is cheaper and easier than ever. Here’s what you need to know.

The Quick and Clean Guide to Going Solar: Want to install home solar? Here’s what to do. Millions of Americans are installing solar. It’s a way to:  lower...

Solar Has Become America’s Fastest-Growing Non-Partisan Energy Source

During his Senate confirmation hearing in January, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said that he was supportive of an “all of the above” approach to energy development,...