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Solar Power Today and Tomorrow

The sun is a sustainable source of power, and solar power technology is progressing rapidly, so it can be harnessed and used more efficiently. Solar panels with large frames and glass panels are still the norm, but the future is already here in the form of solar technologies that are so small that they are

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Posted On Jun 24, 2019

Want to go Off-Grid? Three Reasons Not to Cut the Cord

With the advent of tiny homes and portable solar arrays, more people are opting to go “off-grid.” In many cases, these people have no ties to the grid. The entire energy source for their home is the solar array mounted on the roof. For some people, an off the grid system meets a personal desire

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Posted On Mar 24, 2017

Financing your Conversion to Solar Power

Nearly one year ago, the cumulative number of U.S. solar installations broke one million, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Solar is accounting for a large portion of new electricity generating technology. 64% of new energy generating capacity in the first quarter of 2016 was solar energy. Many homeowners are adopting this rapidly growing

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Posted On Mar 15, 2017

Going Green Around the Globe

Developing and implementing greener, cleaner means of energy production is on a world-wide priority list. Check out some awesome advancements in green energy progression around the globe: * Opposites Attract: Solar energy and crude oil might seem like opposite ends of the green spectrum, but developments are being made to use solar energy during the

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Posted On Mar 07, 2011

Be smart and savvy when it comes to going solar

Thinking about going solar? There are tons of reasons to set a place for the sun at your proverbial table. As fuel and energy costs climb higher and higher, moving to a clean, sustainable energy source becomes more and more important for the earth and for your wallet. You can reduce your utility expenses and your carbon footprint. You

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Posted On Feb 24, 2011

That Georgia Sun…

Here in Georgia, we all have a very – very – good idea how strong the sun can be. Watching the heat ripple the air above the asphalt on a summer day is a constant reminder of the sun’s power (and to put on shoes…) Advances in technology have come a long way in harnessing

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Posted On Feb 21, 2011

Solar Trivia

In 40 minutes of daylight, the sun releases upon the Earth the amount of energy that is consumed by the entire population of the planet in an entire year. (source: The largest purchaser of Green Power, which includes solar, is the US Air Force. Over 80% of grid connected installations in 2003 took place in

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Posted On Feb 16, 2011

Where We’ve Been… and Where We’re Going!

“Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The question of its economical application to some purposes is still unsettled, but experiment has already proved that it will propel a street car better than gas.” ~ Ambrose Bierce My how times have changed since Bierce’s contemplation over the usefulness

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Posted On Jan 27, 2011