E-Waste Exposé: What Happens To Electronics After Use?
A few weeks ago, I started wondering what happened to the electronics I'd so happily dumped into a receiving bin. Where does all that e-waste go?
SOLAR POWER: Tips for homeowners considering solar panel systems
With solar power growing as an option for homeowners, here’s some things to consider when shopping for a system.INSPECTION BASICSSolar power installation on a home is a permit project. Mike L…
Why is corporate America picking wind power over solar?
Google, Microsoft, Dow Chemical and other big companies are buying five times more wind than solar electricity in the race to hit ambitious emissions targets
What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana for Pets
How to install solar power and save
Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?
States are struggling to deal with the potentially dangerous drilling byproducts that are being dumped in landfills throughout the Marcellus Shale.
Solar Power 101
Everything you need to know if you are considering switching your home's energy source to solar
Solar Power World Releases Its Top 100 Solar Contractors List
Solar Power World, the solar industry’s leading media resource, today released the industry’s most definitive ranking of solar installers.
Solar Power! A Kid's Guide to the Sun
The Sun is the center of our solar system, the object that other planets revolve around. It also is an important source of energy that can be used.
Solar Panel Kits & DIY Solar Power Systems for Homes
Complete solar power kit that you or a contractor can install. Each kit comes complete with solar panels , grid tie inverters , and mounting hardware . Choose our Permit Service to have detailed engineering plans and permit documents drawn up for you. These grid-tied kits are customized for your home and energy needs. Zero down financing available! Request a quote or call (866) 798-4435 to have a friendly solar expert size a PV system for you.
What Are the Benefits of Solar Power to Business?
With the continuously increasing demand for electric power, the significantly high price of oil and the growing concern for the environment, many businesses are resorting to alternative sources of energy. Among the renewable energy sources, solar energy is a sustainable choice and one that can be used in various ...
Learn the facts behind Solar Power
You don't have to understand the science behind photovoltaic panels, but it's beneficial to grasp the basic facts surrounding solar power.
How to Design a Solar Power System
Designing a solar power system isn't as easy as just slapping a few panels on the roof and calling it a day. What do you need to take into account when designing a solar power system?
The Solar Power World Top 250: Hannah Solar
Hannah Solar is number 83 on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list.
How Solar Power Can Be Affordable and Accessible for All
President Obama has made it easier for renters and middle-class and low-income families to control their energy. For a long time, everybody thought of solar panels as something only rich people could afford. But when you think about it, the fuel -- sunlight -- is free. So if you can make the equipment affordable and accessible, in theory, solar should be a great option for all kinds of Americans.
Learn about solar power and photovoltaic technology
absorber — In a photovoltaic device , the material that readily absorbs photons to generate charge carriers (free electrons or holes ) acceptor — A dopant material, such as boron, which has fewer outer shell electrons than required in an otherwise balanced crystal structure, providing a hole, which can accept a free electron activated shelf life — The period of time, at a specified temperature, that…
How Solar Power Is Changing the Game for U.S. Automakers
We've seen solar-powered iPhone cases before, but what about a solar-powered canopy that fuels your car? That's what Ford Motors was prototyping at this year's Consumer Electronics
What do you need for a solar power system?
Changing sunlight into electricity, along with storing it and controlling it, fall to the main components of the solar PV system.
State Public Service Commission should encourage solar power, not suppress it
Thanks to The Advocate for making Louisiana citizens aware of the Public Service Commission's important vote last week. Please continue to explain what it means. I am disappointed that the commissioner representing my area, Dr. Craig Green, voted for a change to allow Entergy to pay less for excess energy from homeowners who install solar panels. Entergy gets to sell the power for more profit We…
How Croissants Could Help Solve One of Solar Power's Biggest Problems
Inspired by the flaky pastry, scientists invented a new device for storing renewable energy.