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Solar & The Grid

By Casey Moothart Many people (including myself) have probably wondered something like the following: with solar panels becoming so cheap, why can’t we all put panels on our roofs and go 100% renewable? The obvious answer is that nobody would have any electricity at nighttime. But the issues involving the integration of photovoltaic solar into […]

April 12th

Grid Storage Will Transform the World of Renewables

Renewable energy is on the brink of becoming the most sought after power source in history. And why not? Sunshine and wind are free. Once the systems are in place to capture their energy and convert it into electricity, there are no “fuel costs” needed to make more electricity in the future. Add in the […]

March 20th

Is UK Solar Dying Due To Nuclear Subsidies?

Is the UK solar industry dying due to the ramping up of nuclear subsidies in the country? Finally giving the green light to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, the UK Government has ended months of uncertainty surrounding this controversial new project.

October 14th

Solar Leaders In Universities, In The Air, & In The Solar Industry

A society-wide transition to clean energy requires action on many levels. Private consumers, commercial-level consumers, institutions, and government need to aid the transition. Additionally, of course, the production side of the industry has to continually advance the technologies and improve their competitiveness. An exciting story out of California combined with a worldwide journey above the clouds […]

June 17th

Go Solar, New York – It’s The Right Time

From the Big Apple to Niagara Falls, people love New York. Today, New Yorkers can get some love back from the state and save money by going solar. They can lessen their reliance on fossil fuels and save for many years to come. New York is turning into a solar-powered state, with powerful incentives making […]

June 6th

Upcoming Energy Storage Event To Focus On Commercialization

As one of the leading markets for energy storage, the US is a great fit for hosting an event focusing solely on the commercialization of this element of our energy future, and next month’s two-day event in San Diego promises to bring together some of the top influencers for that purpose. 2016 Energy Storage Update […]

May 6th

How To Save Money On Your Solar Panel Installation

Installing solar panels on your home or business can be an effective way to reduce your fossil-fuel energy footprint, while also reducing your electric bills for decades to come. The investment in clean electricity through solar energy can offer an ROI as good as, or better than, many other conventional investments, but it does require […]

January 2nd

Watching Your Solar Generation & Electricity Consumption In Real-Time

By Josh Ferguson, solar advocate with an interest in energy management With so many families becoming all too aware of rising energy costs, many are turning to alternative sources to meet their electrical needs. Solar, in particular, has become the #1 alternative home energy source for several reasons: a) the technology has become much more affordable, b) […]

August 28th

Does Solar Increase Home Resale Value Equally?

One of the more frequent questions that people ask before going solar is how much the solar power system will increase (or not) their home value. If you’re considering selling your home down the road, especially within a few years, it’s an important thing to ask. Indeed, homes with solar power systems on them sell […]

June 9th