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Category: Solar Power

Beautiful Green Homes Designed With Solar

Whether you’re building a new environmentally sustainable solar-powered home or making your existing abode more energy efficient, we recognize the importance of curb...

A Quick Guide to Going Solar

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save money on your electricity bills and/or lead a more green life, you might consider switching to a renewable energy such...

Solar Technology Efficiency: More Breakthroughs are Coming

When Bell Labs unveiled the world’s first silicon solar cell in 1954, it was estimated that the company’s new invention could turn 6 percent of the sun’s energy...

How Solar Energy Can Help the Whole Power Grid

People who are new to how residential solar power works often ask these two questions: What happens when my solar panels generate more electricity than I use during...

Helix™ Solar System Can Be Installed 2.5x Faster Than the Competition

When it comes to improving facilities with high performance, reliable solar power systems, the hyperspace button has arrived. Today, SunPower announced that our...

Should I Put Solar Panels on My House?

If you’re thinking about going solar, you’re probably wondering: Is solar cost effective? Is my roof suitable for solar panels? Will solar energy generate enough...

You Can Help Your School Save Money With Solar

Would you like to see your school go solar? Switching to solar energy can save your district a significant amount of money, reduce its environmental footprint on the...

Five Facts About Sustainable Solar Energy

Last year solar was the No. 1 source of new electricity generation ahead of natural gas and coal, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM...

What is Solar Energy? Common Solar Terms Defined

Solar energy doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated. If you’ve been looking at solar systems for your home, business or school, you’ve probably heard some...

6 Tips to Find the Perfect Solar Installer

Solar is a booming industry. New companies and contractors are popping up every day to get in on the action. If you use Yelp to search for “solar installation” in...

Solar 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?

Our sun is a naturally occurring nuclear reactor. It releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about...

Solar Energy Pros and Cons: 10 Myths Debunked

When it comes to solar energy pros and cons, we’ve heard it all: It’s for hippies, it’s too expensive or it doesn’t work. Yet more solar energy...