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1 hours ago

The Historic Building Controversy: Solar Panels Vs. Preservation

Can solar and historic building preservation get along? How can owners of homes in historic districts go solar while still maintaining their historic status and tax credits? We examine the guidelines in place for installing solar panels while maintaining historic characteristics and architecture.

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23 hours ago

The Dream Team

Since there are so many sports teams embracing solar power as well as other sources of renewable energy, we decided to break it up into two separate categories. But we aren’t complaining that so many of our favorite sports teams are becoming increasingly more aware of the environmental benefits of solar energy (and how much a solar panel installation will save them).

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July 17, 2019

A Tour of Solar: The Top Famous Landmarks With Solar Panel Installations Worldwide

Take a tour of the top famous landmarks and buildings worldwide that have installed solar panels to go green and save on energy costs. With eco-tourism trending, one of these may just be your next green travel destination.

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July 17, 2019

Follow the Stars

A lot of popular celebrities are influencing the way that we consume energy and have been very vocal about the environmental benefits of solar energy, climate change, and how we can improve our carbon footprint. But there are some Hollywood all-stars who have become solar energy all-stars.

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July 17, 2019

Friday Night Solar Lights

Many of today’s stadiums are jumping on board the clean sources of renewable energy train and incorporating the solar energy into their design. Find out if your favorite sports team made the solar energy all-star list!

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July 16, 2019

California Solar Feels the Heat: How PG&E's Bankruptcy, Public Safety Power Shutoffs Are Changing the Market

Solar panels and batteries could keep the lights on during California's utility-mandated Public Safety Power Shutoffs in fire season. However, PG&E's recent bankruptcy could raise solar prices and hurt California's clean energy goals if it successfully renegotiates its older solar contracts. Read more to learn how California's solar market is being impacted, and what can be done.

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July 16, 2019

Positive Impacts of Solar Energy

Solar energy is more than just energy to provide power for your house or business. Solar energy is a fundamental source for life on Earth, it provides solar energy that is enough to fuel nearly every ecosystem on the planet.

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July 15, 2019

Does Air Pollution Disrupt Solar Power?

While solar systems help to reduce pollution in the long run, studies show that existing air pollution in major cities is seriously impacting solar power generation, blocking the sun’s rays and preventing them from reaching solar panels. If major cities worldwide hope to utilize solar technology to the fullest, they may need to take extra steps to reduce air pollution and increase renewable energy sources.

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July 15, 2019

Secured Loans for Solar Pros and Cons

After you make the decision in regards to a solar panel installation being the right choice for your house there are a few different options that you have to choose from in regards to solar equipment, solar mounts, and even when it comes to financing for solar.

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July 15, 2019

Double the Sides, Double the Efficiency

When it comes to the solar-powered systems the industry is constantly looking at ways to improve the efficiency of solar energy. Bifacial solar panels are the latest way to improve the efficiency of a solar panel.

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July 12, 2019

How Installing Solar Panels Can Increase Your Home Value

Can installing solar panels increase the value of your home? Studies say yes! On average, solar-powered homes see a property value increase of 4.1%, or $9,274 for the median-valued home. Plus, solar homes sell faster on the real estate market, making the decision to go solar a no-brainer.

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