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.
Santa Barbara County commissioners urged Edison Mission Energy to proceed with its planned 45-megawatt commercial solar project installing ground-mounted solar modules on agricultural land in Cuyama.
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.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means it’s time once again for the annual Black Friday sale. Here’s a list of solar power Black Friday deals you can score on Amazon.com.
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 […]
Saving the Earth goes hand in hand with saving money. Utility companies issue rebates for homeowners who install solar or wind turbine systems in their homes. Plus, if they have excess power produced from their solar power system, they can sell it back to the electric utility companies. Going green should be the priority of […]