Ingenious Solar Cell Advancements

Ingenious Solar Cell Advancements Solar power provides exciting possibilities to energy consumers. A free, abundant and renewable resource, solar energy gives communities clean ways to protect both energy security and the environment. Switching to sun power lowers dependence on variable foreign oil markets by offering a non-polluting energy choice. Sun power is converted to electricity […] Read more

Smart Ways You Can Conserve Energy During The Summer

Ways You Can Conserve Energy During The Summer Summer is the perfect season for energy savings. With the warm weather and longer hours, you can take advantage and use much less energy than you will in the other seasons. This article outlines 5 ways that you can conserve energy during the summer months. Run the […] Read more

Groundbreaking Solar Power Strategies

Developing solar power resources is an important component of any contemporary energy plan. Because solar energy is free, clean, renewable and domestically available, it offers many benefits to consumers, governments and the environment. Meeting energy needs with solar power reduces exposure to unstable foreign oil markets, curbs dependence on climate-harming fossil fuels and lowers utility […] Read more

Solar Power Offers the Greatest Opportunity to Rid Ourselves of Fossil Dependence.

The demand for alternative energy sources has skyrocketed in a world with ever-rising energy needs and ever-diminishing nonrenewable energy sources. In contrast to the environmental damages caused by the extraction and burning of dwindling fossil fuels, alternative energy sources promise renewable and often inexhaustible energy with little to no lasting environmental damage. Today, solar power […] Read more

SunWise 115 Watt RV Solar Power Kit

RV Solar Power Kit off grid solar kits could be the answer to your RV electrical requirements. There are now millions of people who choose to use solar power to supply their electricity for their homes, and now many people  are fitting a RV solar power kit to their RV’s. Charge your batteries while enjoying […] Read more

Heating-Up Solar Panel Efficiencies

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new method of collecting solar energy to improve system efficiency. This technique incorporates both a traditional photovoltaic (PV or Solar) cell and a high-temperature material, which is heated directly by sunlight and the radiated infrared energy is collected by the traditional system. This process allows […] Read more

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

Solar Technology is Advancing Faster Than Expected

Like most technologies nowadays, solar energy technology is advancing at a rapid rate. A recent report published by PV magazine projects solar to surpass gas and 2X Nuclear power by 2016. While solar energy has the potential to transform the energy sector, many consumers (even those who currently rely on solar energy) are unaware of […] Read more

Naperville, Illinois Woman Raises Questions about Smart Meters

In many communities throughout the world, smart meters are being installed with absolutely no fanfare. According to a recent news story in the Chicago Tribune, “the devices are capable of using wireless signals to relay detailed information about an individual consumer’s power consumption.” Moreover, they’re designed to be highly efficient. The utility companies as well […] Read more

There is More to Solar than Panels

Solar panels for electricity and hot water are nothing new but this article will look at numerous other options available using the sun’s energy. Let’s start with solar shingles. They are both a roof shingle and a solar panels each shingle being a mini electrical generator that will produce electricity with an output of approximately […] 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

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