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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 […]

First Solar’s Ohio Modular Manufacturing Plant Will Be Nation’s Largest

Ohio Solar Plant

First Solar’s Ohio module facility will produce thin film PV panels. The 1.1-million-sq-ft First Solar Modular Manufacturing Plant planned for Lake Township, Ohio, will be the single largest thin-film solar module manufacturing facility in the U.S. when it’s completed in late 2019. The largest manufacturer of photovoltaic panels in the U.S., Tempe, Ariz.-based First Solar […]

5 Amazing Benefits of Residential Solar Panels

rooftop solar

Solar energy is a renewable and sustainable form of energy. The fact is that we will never run out of solar power during our lifetime. It’s the most clean, pure, and natural source of energy to generate electricity. Over the past few years, many homeowners were skeptical of the benefits of solar energy. They are […]

Tesla Brings Power to Puerto Rico

Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Tesla is bringing power to Puerto Rico. The territory has been working to rebuild its energy infrastructure after a series of hurricanes last year, with Tesla’s solar energy efforts playing a big role in this recovery effort. On Sunday, CEO Elon Musk revealed the company is currently working on a staggering 11,000 projects in the area. Puerto Rico […]

Schools Are Going Solar For Education and Cost Savings

overview of solar schools

A 2017 report by The Solar Foundation, SEIA and Generation 180 found the number of K-12 schools with solar has doubled since 2014. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools, discovered schools are going solar for a number of reasons. For one, the falling cost of components (minus panels for now) and high […]

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 […]