Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Solar Power Market Shows How Trump’s Tariffs Disrupt An Industry

solar

A 30% U.S. tariff on imported solar panels put in place last winter should have caused prices here to jump. But when tariffs are unleashed, as businesses are learning, things don’t always go as expected. Therein lies a cautionary tale of the uncertainty in store for other industries as the Trump administration’s latest tariffs took effect Friday against hundreds […]

Meet Georgia’s Solar Road

solar road

More than 164,000 miles of highway stretch across the U.S., enough to circle the world 6.5 times. But only 18 miles of it endeavors to become the world’s first sustainable highway. The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, or “The Ray” for short, is a section of Interstate 85 in southwestern Georgia that has implemented environmentally minded projects […]

What’s New In Solar Energy Research?

Best Solar in Ohio

Solar energy is such a vast energy resource that it can be used for any of our everyday needs, including electrical power, heating and cooling, water heating, industrial process heat, cooking, transportation, fuel production and even environmental clean-up. It comes to us as radiation which is pure energy (no mass associated with it), which is […]

Four Important Events In The History Of Solar Power

solar history

Solar technology has made significant advances in the 20th and 21st Century, particularly in the last couple of decades. We’ve gone from a technology that existed only in small scale to one that is now required on all new houses in California. Solar energy is getting to the point where it can supply a significant portion of […]