Using a Solar Generator

Solar generators for beginners

Generators have been an instrumental equipment in houses or areas that face a lot of fluctuations in electricity levels. Generally, you have seen that these generators work on electricity but with the use of solar energy, you now get a solar generator that does not use electricity to power the different appliances in the house. It operates […]

New Home Solar Laws To Increase US Solar Base By 2045

Solar to increase in the US on new home builds

If other states follow the California proposal to require solar on all new home builds, the United States could have three times as much solar power as it does now, reckon analysts at Environment America who have produced a new report on the issue. Installing solar panels on all new US homes built from 2020 to 2026 […]

Is the Solar Industry Secure Enough for Smarter Technology?

solar inverter

As smart inverter requirements proliferate, cybersecurity needs to keep pace. The solar industry’s relentless focus on cost has been very effective. Most major global utility solar PV markets now have prices below $1 per watt. This is down from more than $1.50 per watt in 2015, thanks in large part to lower prices for components […]

Solar Garden Atop A Parking Structure, Dream or Realty?

rooftop solar garden

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has teamed up with a renewable energy cooperative to build a community solar garden on the top level of the Ramp A parking garage in downtown Minneapolis, the first such project to be built on MnDOT right of way. In the spring, Minneapolis-based Cooperative Energy Futures (CEF) will install a […]

Solar Energy Could See Growth of 6,500% by 2050

solar energy

Solar power now accounts for around 1% of the world’s electricity generation, up from a negligible amount of solar capacity only a decade ago. But that’s just scratching the surface of the industry’s potential. Solar energy is the most abundant form of energy on earth, with enough solar energy hitting the planet’s surface every hour […]

A Solar Farm in Chernobyl? Ironic or Symbolic?

A Solar Farm in Chernobyl_ Ironic or Symbolic_

A new solar-electric farm has opened in what might seem like an ironic location: about 300 feet from the remains of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which suffered a meltdown in 1986, a disaster that ultimately killed thousands of people and spread radiation across Europe and Russia. But it’s symbolic, rather than ironic. Following the breakup of […]