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Solar Chargers For Devices Are Worth Considering

Gadgets need electricity, and depending on the energy source, that’s bad news for the environment and people living with the damage wrought from electricity generation.Renewable sources are making their way into the device charger market. Portable solar chargers are used for mobile devices such as phones, tablets, cameras, handheld game consoles, Bluetooth electronics and more. […]

Elon Musk Considering Using Solar Reflectors On Mars

Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk is considering solar power instead of nukes to warm up Mars. The Red Planet has long been a potential spot for a space colony. While nuking Mars is a headline-maker, there is some science behind the concept of warming Mars. In 2006, University of Arizona undergrad Rigel Woida won […]

How The Solar Tax Credit Works

The use of solar power has increased in the past decade. Consumers have become more environmentally conscious and the costs of going solar have gone down thanks to government incentives like the 2019 solar tax credit. Solar power doesn’t pollute, rely on gas or coal, but can be much more expensive than the less environmentally-friendly […]

The Detroit Zoo plans to be entirely powered by renewable energy by 2021

Windmills and solar panels may soon be keeping the lights on in the reptile house, and throughout the Detroit Zoo. The zoo, located in Detroit’s suburb of Royal Oak, says it’s shifting to being powered entirely by renewable energy. “We are announcing today that Detroit Zoo is going to be 100% fully powered by local […]

5 steps to successfully incorporating renewable solutions into the procurement process

Consumers, stakeholders and employees demand businesses operate in a sustainable manner, and in response corporations must adopt clean energy practices. Businesses have responded to this shift in various ways, with renewable energy integration at the forefront of sustainable investments even helping drive market development. In fact, corporate renewable energy procurement reached a new record in […]

Law Firm Installs Solar Panels to Help Low-Income People Save

How a D.C. law firm installed solar panels to help low-income people save on utilities Ninety-three million miles from Earth is the Sun — the source of all life, shining for the benefit of everyone. Only in the District does it take a labyrinthine bureaucracy and an army of lawyers to make it pay. Jeff […]

American Solar Challenge 2018, A Challenging Race Route

American Solar Challenge 2018, A Challenging Race Route and New Regulations Whether you are a current member on a solar car team, an alumni of a team, or just interested in solar car racing, you’ve probably heard some details about the upcoming 2018 American Solar Challenge race route. The race will begin in Omaha, Nebraska […]

There is HUGE Potential of Saving with Rooftop Solar Power In The U.S.

If you have ever wondered how much of the electricity demand in the U.S. could be supplied by rooftop solar, a new study has the answer. Earlier this month the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released the report Rooftop Solar Technical Potential for Low-to-Moderate Income Households in the United States. As the name indicates, the study […]

The Happiest Place on Earth is going Solar

Walt Disney World has recently started a new initiative in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and solar project developer Origis Energy USA to bring a new, 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility online by the end of 2018. This solar facility will generate enough renewable clean energy to power two of the four theme parks […]

Fascinating Solar Energy Facts for Children

Fascinating Solar Energy Facts for Children Are your kids asking questions about solar energy? Solar energy is something all kids should understand. After all, they can’t really miss it – it’s all around us! You might be surprised how much your kids already know about solar energy. Maybe they’ve spotted solar panels on their friend’s roof or […]