US Trade Commission Finds That Imports Of Cheap Solar PV Panels Have Hurt “Domestic” Firms — Will Trump Impose Tariffs To Protect US Solar Manufacturers?

Published on September 23rd, 2017 | by

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The import of cheap solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has harmed two solar energy firms, a US International Trade Commission investigation into the matter has found. The vote was unanimous apparently, with all four voting commissioners backing the ruling. That said, there is a lot more context that puts the case into broader context … and […] read more

Leading North Carolina Solar Companies

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by

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With declining prices and so many leading North Carolina solar companies to choose from, it’s easier and cheaper than ever to harvest clean, free solar energy to power your home or business. Currently ranking number 2 in solar capacity across the United States, North Carolina provides solid proof that you don’t have to live in […] read more

North Carolina Solar Energy (In Depth)

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by

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It might surprise you to find out that North Carolina is the number 2 solar state in the nation for 2017. But in North Carolina solar energy represents a bountiful crop and the enterprising folks of the Tar Heel State are great at harvesting sunshine. The following article offers an in-depth exploration of current data, […] read more

Best Arizona Solar Installers

Published on September 11th, 2017 | by

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It’s hard to keep solar down in the sun-loving state of Arizona — folks are happy with their bright spot in the sun and more homeowners than ever are harvesting that golden energy hitting their roofs. Surmounting some of the worse political challenges to residential solar, Arizona still stands tall among the top US states […] read more

Top Hawaii Solar Installers

Published on September 11th, 2017 | by

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Although Hawaii is one of the sunniest spots in the US, there are still plenty of empty island rooftops that could be harvesting clean, free solar energy to power the home or business. Featuring all of the rooftop solar information you need to know, the following article gives you state and national data on solar installations, […] read more

How Do Solar Panels & Solar Energy Work?

Published on August 22nd, 2017 | by

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Have you ever wondered how sunlight can travel 93 million miles from the Sun to the Earth, and still have enough oomph in reserve to burn your light bulbs? That, in a nutshell, is the miracle of solar energy. As for how solar panels work, that’s a little harder to fit in a nutshell but […] read more

California Solar Installers

Published on August 22nd, 2017 | by

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Although California dominates the US solar market, with 35% market share, there are still many residents of the Golden State thinking about going solar and seeking top solar installers for a new rooftop solar system. The following article features information on the state of solar installations in California, tips to keep in mind prior to […] read more

LED Lighting Retrofits In Hawaiian Homes: Faster Paybacks Than Solar Power

Published on May 31st, 2017 | by

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Visitors know the Hawaiian islands for many things: ample sunshine, beautiful beaches, and friendly people. Residents know these things as well, but also are all too aware of high electricity prices, and an aging electrical grid dependent on foreign oil. LED lighting retrofits are an easy and affordable solution to Hawaii’s energy costs. read more

Nissan & Eaton Bring Residential Storage Batteries To UK Customers

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by

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Nissan has partnered with Eaton, a US corporation, to bring residential storage battery systems to customers in the UK. We’ve reported on this partnership a few times over the years, but the product — xStorage — is now close to hitting homes. There’s also a business-scale product available. There are already 850,000 rooftop solar systems […] read more

Solar & The Grid

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by

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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 […] read more