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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

Cheap Electricity for Everyone? Micro Inverters Are Making Solar Affordable for Everyone

Solar micro inverters are taking the solar home energy market by storm. A homeowner with some basic handyman skills can now purchase solar starter kits, install himself (mostly), and add additional solar panels as the budget will permit. Small solar systems are dramatically easy to design and install. Well maybe not dramatically, but doable for […] Read more

Solar Power Technology Is Being Developed For Enhanced Oil Recovery

There is a solar company in California that is using concentrated solar to extract oil from depleting fields. Using the steam generated from concentrated solar system, the steam is pumped into the depleted oil field to enhance the recovery. As you may know, a parabolic solar trough (concentracted solar) is a huge, curved mirror that […] Read more

The Revolution toward Implementing Green Solutions… Solar is the Way to the Future in the USA.

Solar Technology Information – Yesterday we saw a exchange of comments on the Northern California chapter Green Building Council in which a real estate person was advising a consumer to consider solar as a last consideration when choosing a home. One forward thinking engineer jumped in the exchange of ideas and commented that that was […] Read more