Solar Energy Could Overtake Oil

In just a few short years, solar power has gone from a little engine that could to an unstoppable juggernaut in energy production. It is now an undeniable fact that the future of energy will rest solidly on solar-power generation. Don’t take this writer’s word for it. Just ask one of the world’s largest oil […] 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

Iowa is Quickly Becoming the New Solar Panel and Wind State

Iowa is a surprising comer for solar installations. A state senator wants Iowa to spend $3.1 million to fund an infusion of solar panel energy capability at the University of Iowa.  The proposal could save the university about $100,000 annually in energy costs, create short-term jobs, reduce carbon emissions and be a step forward for […] Read more

Off-Grid Living; Appliances and Energy Conservation

If does not make much sense to spend money on an off-grid system without first looking at energy efficient appliances. The use of efficient appliances and lighting, as well as non-electric alternatives, can pay large dividends after designing your off-grid system and its time to plop down the money. Living off the grid using low […] 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

Off-grid Solar Kits, Figuring Out the Right System for You

Helping customers figure out what type of off-grid solar kit that would be best for them is a fun part of my job. For customers who want an off-grid solar system and where their is local utility service available, there are a couple of choices. They can either decide not to pay the utility company […] 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

Outback Power’s New Integrated Battery Rack

As the demand for renewable energy increases, the needs of home and cabin owners are rapidly evolving as well. OutBack Power, a company that has set the standard in off-grid and grid tied solar systems has come out with a new battery cell that easily fits into their new integrated pre-build battery rack. OutBack is […] Read more

Simple Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit Produces 212 kWh Power per Month

Simple off-grid 120 / 240 volt AC power kit that is expandable with solar panels and a pre-wired power center all made in America. This 1410 watt off-grid solar kit is powerful enough to produce 212 kWh per month of pure sine wave electricity. We pre-wire the power center then package the whole kit so […] Read more

Marine Wind Turbines Generators Will Heighten Your Zen

When I am on the water my sence of freedom is off-the-chart. I am happiest when it’s just a few friends and the open sea. Noisy motors or generators are not my cup of tea so sailing with friends who have installed an Air marine wind turbine or marine solar panel makes the trip even […] Read more

Magnum Energy MS4448PAE E-Panel Power System, Home Emergency Backup Power at its Best

Home emergency backup power that is so simple even the weekend DIY can tackle it with ease. Magnum MS4448PAE E-Panel System is shipped pre-wired and ready to hang and connect with all the essential protective electronic devices with a very small footprint. Magnum /Midnite Solar E-Panel power systems are ideal for applications with minimal to […] Read more

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