At least one gigawatt of rooftop solar power capacity has been installed in California to date. This is according to a report released by the Environment California Research and Policy Center.
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According to a study made by researchers from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, solar panels have more advantages than just generating clean energy to the household.
Massachusetts has a couple of solar power projects up its sleeves for 2010. The goal is to increase the number of solar power installations within the state.
The future looks bright for solar panel manufacturers with next week’s 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to look for climate change solutions.
TIME named Solar Shingle the 13th best invention of 2009. Dow Chemical Co. developed the Solar Shingle, a type of roof shingle that doubles as a solar panel.
In September 2008, my power bill was $625.79. When I opened the bill I just about blew a gasket, and out of pure frustration I began thinking about how to reduce this massive monthly payment. I changed out all the light bulbs to CFL. I went from three computer monitors to two. I lowered the […]
There are many applications for solar power, from your humble calculator, to chargers for cell phones and iPods, to automobiles using panels to top up batteries. Solar panels can even be found on road side signs where it can be impractical to run an electrical cable.
A new development in solar power technology can turn wasted space into an energy source. The transparent thin film barrier that’s currently being used to protect flat TVs from moisture might hold the key for the development of flexible solar shingles in the future.
A community in southern Delaware is starting a solar energy project that’s the first of its kind in the region. Forest Reach is a group of 58 residential homes between Bethany Beach and Bear Trap, which is about to install solar panels on the land owned by the community. The energy generated will be used […]
If Arizona Public Service’s proposal will be approved, its customers will enjoy solar power without having to shell out a large amount of money for the installation. The utility is planning to place solar panels on its customer’s rooftops. Consumers will be charged at the present energy rates. No added costs for cleaner energy. A […]