High School Student Science Project = Solar School, Put Solar on the Roof of Every School

Of all the places to put solar panels there few are better than the roof of a school. Recently a high school senior selected solar energy as his study exersise and through his own research and iniative, was able to install solar on the roof of his Detroit school. Solar and renewable energy study interest […] Read more

Harvesting Solar Power To Make Clean Drinking Water Pakistan

Portable Solar power is used all over the world lighting the darkest regions of Africa and now providing clean drinking water for the Pakistan flood victims. Eco friendly portable solar can be adapted to almost any application where electricity is need. We love this example of solar creativity with a portable twist. Entrepreneurs at Water […] Read more

Proposition 23, Throw The Carpetbaggers Out! Vote NO

This blog was never put up to wade into the murky politics of renewable energy, but it is a little hard to sit on the sideline and watch the people of California conntinue to be conned by big corporations. In this case it is out of state big oil. In case you have been living […] Read more

California Solar Wineries Sizzle With Clean Power

Solar powered wineries are using the energy from the sun to not only grow grapes, but also to off-set their electric need for tasting rooms, production and on site residences. In California, Napa leads the way, but up and down the state many wineries are jumping into solar, installing panels and finding out the benifits […] Read more

Renewable Energy Changing America

California Renewable Energy News – China has overtaken the US in renewable energy investments. In a report released by the accounting firm Ernst and Youny, the Chinese goverments has employed the benifits of capital, goverment will and a massive market. Choking on their own air when they come to work each day, do you think […] Read more

Economics Of Solar, Homeowners, FYI…It’s All About Cash Flow & Return On Investment

Residential solar is said to have a sad closure rate of only 1 in 10 qualified homeowners. In some ways it is hard to understand why. Most people would consider securing 5% interest on a CD an excellent if not unheard of rate of return. Yet if someone were to tell you that they can […] Read more

Europe Explores Idea of Using Solar Electricity From Sahara Desert.

Solar News – I suppose its because Europe has a such a long history of reinventing itself that you could understand why they continue to be so far ahead of America when it comes to sustainable energy. Solar, nuclear and wind power are powering Europe successfully everyday driven by the recognition of the true cost […] Read more

Sacramento SMUD AGAIN… leads the way in California offering solar rebates to area commercial business.

Sacramento Solar News – Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is always on the front page with some innovative program designed to add more solar panels for homes and businesses. They are now offering special energy rebates to boost solar for small commercial business. Traditionally Sacramento has had some of the lowest electrical rates in California […] Read more

Sacramento Is Tops In Per-Capita Solar Energy Capacity

Sacramento California Solar News – The sun never shined brighter in Sacramento as now with some solar statistical information was added to the regions numbers. Sacramento established itself long ago as a leader in solar energy deployment both from a utility standpoint and also helping local Sacramento homes and businesses install solar. Read More Solar […] Read more

Arizona is helping smaller solar companies get in the game

Phoenix Arizona Solar News – With an eye to helping stimulate job growth, Arizona is opening the solar bid process to small solar installation companies. It would be sweet if there were more public solar projects brought on by the economic stimulus package. Many thanks to the leaders in Washington and in particular to the […] Read more

Future of Solar in California is Big, But There Are Obstacles

California Solar News – Renewable energy in general and solar energy and wind electrical generation in particular have a bright future, that is a long as we keep electing forward thinking politicians. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s commitment to solar and other green iniatives have been a source of irritation to some in the Grand Old […] Read more

Renewable Energy Jobs are the Way out of this. Com-on California Lets Lead The Way!

California Renewable Energy News – The Wall Street Journal calls California the hub of this “economic slowdown”. I am sure they are right. Housing is the backbone of this country and California has alway lead the country in permits and construction jobs. We must reinvent ourselves and quickly expand the renewable energy industry to get […] Read more

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