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Home and Off-grid Solar Power Means the Freedom to be Free

Power pundits, government agencies, ivory tower gray beards, and oil companies have told us for years that home and off-grid solar and wind energy sources are the “Power of the Future.” Well, I’m telling you that solar is the power of today. For thousands of us, home and cabin solar energy has powered many, many […] Read more

Solar Installers Panel Orientation Squeeze Every Watt of Electricity From the Sun That You Can

If you’ve read any do-it-yourself books on solar installation, you probably know a little about how solar installers should orient panels. Keep them facing true south. Make sure you’ve got the correct tilt, or adjustable seasonal tilt, and no shading, not even partial shading. With This is all good general advice. But sometimes, true south […] Read more

Solar Internet World Should Embrace the Google Change

As a renewable energy group that is immersed into the solar world, most of us spends some part of every day scanning news headlines that float past in cyberspace. I don’t know why, but it blows me away when I read a post or new solar product with a Google key word term intentionally designed […] Read more

Other States Trolling for California Solar Companies Lure Some In

Recently several California solar companies have jumped across state lines and are taking advantage of manufacturing incentives offer by other states. Good for them! I don’t think that is a bad thing. We are all Americans and the more states that open the door to solar and its benefits, the safer this country becomes for […] Read more

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