Viewing: Grid-tie solar

Utilizing Solar Energy in Your Home

With the recent furor surrounding the impending price rises in energy bills, it’s no wonder that people far and wide are looking into alternative methods of home energy. While many people will look into the possibility of changing suppliers in order to find a better deal, there will be just as many who expect a […] Read more

5 Cutting-Edge Solar Cell Technologies

As solar energy becomes a popular way to meet power needs, more efficient ways of harnessing the sun’s energy are being developed for solar photovoltaics (PVs). Solar cells capture energy in the sunlight and transform it into electricity for residential, business and industrial use. Because solar energy is clean, free, renewable and indigenous, it is […] Read more

Grid-Tied Solar; The NET Positive and Negative

The majority of “green homes” which use renewable energy are not off-grid, independent propositions. Like traditional homes, they are attached to the grid and have utility providers. The difference is that they try to reach a net-zero or net-positive situation. A net-zero home is one in which the net cost or net power use is […] Read more

How Does Thin Film Solar Panels Stack Up to Other Panels?

Revised 5/6/2013 – Thin Film Solar (TFS) panels may be the latest technology in solar power, but they are not necessarily better in terms of their power delivery, a researcher has said. “From a materials point of view, TFS panels that are in commercial production are not fundamentally more efficient than the latest Silicon (Si) […] Read more

Hawaii Electric Company Backs Of Grid Tied Solar Installation Requirements

The larges utility producer in Hawaii recently announced it was relaxing one of the requirements for home solar grid tied installations for its customers. As of Oct. 1, residential and some commercial customers on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island with new grid tied solar systems of up to 10 kilowatts will not be required […] Read more

Talesun Ships 32MW of Solar Panels to Alethea Cleantech Advisors in New Jersey

New Jersey solar project developer to use top-quality and competitively priced solar panels from Talesun Solar for a utility-scale project. Talesun Solar USA a globally positioned, premium producer of solar panels, recently announced that it has signed a contract to supply solar panels to New Jersey-based solar developer Alethea Cleantech Advisors LLC. Under the terms […] Read more

Solar Kits; The Magic in the System are the Panels

Solar panels have to be the most magnificent discovery in modern times short of the computer chip. 2nd best discovery, simple solar kits that any homeowner can tackle. Imagine the possibility of a endless supply of electricity hitting the earths surface every day that can power the world many times over. Sunlight is made up […] Read more

Bimodal Solar Will Keep The Home Lights Burning During a Utility Blackout

When the grid goes down during and emergency blackout, it is very difficult to do anything without electricity in your home today. If you already own a solar system did you know that in the event of a power outage your home solar system will be disconnected from the grid? This is all the more […] Read more

Enphase MicroInverter Kits are Making DIY Home Solar Even More Affordable

The Enphase MicroInverter is a grid tied utility interactive inverter that has been on the market since 2009. Consistent upgrades and strong engineering support has made this product an affordable alternative for the DIY homeowner over hiring and paying for the labor and overhead of a solar company to do the complete installation. Our MicroInverter […] Read more

Choosing the Right Home Solar Kit

In the past few years, home solar kits have become more popular replacing the traditional solar installation in many cases. These solar kits are simple, environmental friendly and economical. Solar installed on your home will guard against inflation by cutting down or eliminating your electric bills. Selecting the right home solar kit for you can […] Read more

Wind Energy is Good, Solar May Be Better

Traveling this week to a meet with a group of solar installers near Tehachapi California, you cannot help noticing the hundreds of large and small wind turbines turning as you ascend the grade in the Sierra Mountains. The sheer number of large wind turbines is impressive enough, but when you get off the main highway, […] Read more

California Utility Turns On 5 Million Watts of Solar Power

California utility giant SCE has flipped the switch and turn on its super solar park adding five million watts of solar panel energy to its electrical generation capacity. The addition of solar photovoltaic plant to its Central Valley power grid was a step forward for a utility company at one time doing all it could […] Read more

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