10 Best States for Solar Power

Green Living Guy

Renewable energy continues to become more popular across the United States, with wind power production nearly tripling since 2011 and solar power production multiplying by 23 times in the same time period. Though solar […].

Become a Micro Generator: Beginner’s Guide to Solar Power Microgeneration

Green Living Guy

The post Become a Micro Generator: Beginner’s Guide to Solar Power Microgeneration appeared first on Green Living Consultants, Companies, Electric Car Expert, Green Living, Electric Car News, New York, California, Florida, Missouri, Texas, Nevada.

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Lithium or Lead: How to Choose the Best Battery for Your Solar Power Systems

U.S. Green Technology

Regardless of the solar power system type, solar batteries are a worthwhile investment. Either way, quality solar battery storage can become the key element in keeping your system operational. However, solar batteries. Featured Posts Featured Stories Solar Power

3 Top Benefits of Solar Power

Green Living Guy

The growth of solar in both a residential and commercial setting all over the world in the past 10 years has been immense. Countries like Australia have been leading the pack with nearly 30% of all dwellings having solar. One… Read More 3 Top Benefits of Solar Power.

6 craft breweries pairing solar power with suds

Solar Power World

Many breweries use “solar-powered beer” as a marketing tool and sometimes… The post 6 craft breweries pairing solar power with suds appeared first on Solar Power World. As the number of craft breweries in the U.S.

6 Crucial Benefits of Building a Solar Powered Home

U.S. Green Technology

There is no denying that photovoltaic or solar technology is becoming more and more popular. So much so that we are seeing an increasing number of solar-powered houses and the city government incentivizing such homes. Why Go Solar-powered?

Solar Power Systems Instead of Conventional Power Systems

U.S. Green Technology

This is indeed a reality if you make use of solar energy to power your home, office, or any other buildings. The post Solar Power Systems Instead of Conventional Power Systems appeared first on U.S.

How to Calculate How Much Solar Power You Need?

U.S. Green Technology

Depending on your goals and power needs, it is easy to calculate your energy needs for a DIY solar install. Should the system provide power during an outage? The post How to Calculate How Much Solar Power You Need?

Solar-powered barn from the 1800s runs Midwest family farm

Solar Power World

Homeowner Carrie Magill always knew she wanted to power her home with solar. They call their home Magill… The post Solar-powered barn from the 1800s runs Midwest family farm appeared first on Solar Power World.

These best practices create hurricane-resilient solar power

GreenBiz

Resilient PV systems keep the lights on

CNT Foundations Facilities are 100% Solar Powered

altenergymag

CNT Foundations, a general contractor and foundation repair company that serves South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia, has already become 100% solar powered

Comparing solar power with electric power

U.S. Green Technology

Obviously, the gadgets use electric power. The post Comparing solar power with electric power appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Solar Power Solar powerThe recent pandemic caused a lot of unrest.

How to make solar power work for all

GreenBiz

Three stories and three approaches to equitable clean energy, and we're just getting started. The first in a series. Equity & Inclusion Policy & Politics Renewable Energy

This solar-powered car concept is anything but Humble

Inhabitat - Innovation

Humble One's solar-powered car concept promises greater range, more features and better design elements than just any old electric vehicle

A History of Solar Power

Green Living Guy

Solar paneled roofs and devices are all around us. Solar power is a renewable alternative to the greenhouse gas-emitting fossil fuels affecting the atmosphere and the climate. The post A History of Solar Power appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Debunking the myths that keep landowners from supporting solar power

Solar Power World

By Nathan Fabrick, VP of corporate development, National Land Realty Solar energy is positioned to become one of the most important pieces of America’s energy supply, especially as the Biden administration begins preparations to transition the country from fossil fuels to renewable resources.

Solar power + agriculture: The practices and synergies of agrivoltaics

Solar Power World

Increased demand for solar has spurred an interest in studying and defining the synergy between combining solar production and agricultural production, like planting crops or grazing animals, on the same land.

Solar Power World’s most-read stories of 2020

Solar Power World

During a year unlike any other, Solar Power World continued working hard to bring solar installers, developers and manufacturers the features and news they needed to do their jobs better.

Barcelona's new solar-powered sports center features a green facade

Inhabitat - Innovation

Local firm Architecture Anna Noguera has just completed work on the Turó de la Peira's Sports Center, a solar-powered complex covered in a lush green facade Barcelona, a city well-known for its avant-garde architecture, both modern and historic, is going green.

Concentrated Solar Power Technology Witness Growth 10.8%

altenergymag

The concentrated solar power industry is predicted to witness growth at a CAGR of 10.8% Increase in government support for the adoption of renewable technologies coupled with rise in energy demand & capability to supply power without CO2 emission drive the growth of the market

This minimalist, solar-powered home stands strong against earthquakes

Inhabitat - Innovation

The modern, solar-powered home is situated on a hilly slope with the help of a protective and stabilizing wall along a surrounding orchard

Solar Power World editors pick the Top Products of 2021

Solar Power World

While not completely back to “before COVID” times, this past year has felt like a return to normal solar installation activity. Projects are still going ahead, now with extra focus on product improvements that lend toward more remote accessibility and less downtime.

An equitable and reliable solar power grid for farmers

Solar Power World

By Praveen Jain, IEEE Medal in Power Engineering recipient Born in rural India and being at the global forefront of technology over the past 40 years, I can say with certainty that farmers in many countries are not seeing the true benefits of solar power.

Solar-powered home embraces tree canopy views in all directions

Inhabitat - Innovation

This family's solar-powered home sensitively responds to the landscape in more ways than one

Arkansas schools save millions by adopting solar power

Inhabitat - Innovation

are using solar energy to cut down on expensive electricity bills. As a report by Generation180 shows, over 7,300 schools use the solar power approach to save on utility bills Schools in the U.S. With funds freed up, schools can then improve the quality of education.

These solar-powered cabins are made of natural materials and shungite plaster

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Karg Cabin provides owners with a cozy opportunity for off-grid living with 100% solar-power capabilities (and that’s not even its most sustainable feature

8 Myths About Solar Power Debunked

Green Living Guy

With climate change frequently making the evening news, many people are considering alternatives to fossil fuels to power their homes. Solar power is a renewable energy source that can help homeowners saving money on their utility bills while helping the environment.

New solar-powered townhome community opens in Sonoma County

Inhabitat - Innovation

Round Barn is a new townhome community composed of eco-friendly, solar-powered residences in Santa Rosa’s historic Fountaingrove neighborhood

Considering a Solar Powered Home? Here’s How to Plan

Green Living Guy

Solar energy is very beneficial to us in many forms. The sun generates main energy forms that we can use for several things, including solar power systems. Compared to conventional electricity from coal or natural gas, a solar system can produce clean, pure energy from the sun.

Solar Power World presents the 2021 Top Solar Champions

Solar Power World

In acknowledgement of the 10th anniversary of Solar Power World’s Top Solar Contractors list, the editorial team proudly recognizes four individuals for Top Solar Champions awards. Featured Top Solar Contractors TSC 2021 TSCAWARDS

Solar Power World announces the 2020 Top Solar Contractors list

Solar Power World

Solar Power World, the solar industry’s leading business-to-business publication, today announces the release of the 2020 Top Solar Contractors list. Featured Top Solar Contractors TSC 2020

Guest column: Private solar power generation needs to be protected against utility power grabs

Solar Power World

Williams, founding partner, Solar Energy Partners The installation of private solar power systems in homes across California has been a key driver in the state’s green power revolution. By Alex K.

World's largest solar power plant to supply energy to Australia and Singapore

Inhabitat - Innovation

The world's largest solar power station is planned for Australia

MAD Architects unveils solar-powered Hyperloop transit system

Inhabitat - Innovation

The avant-garde architecture of Beijing-based MAD Architects has merged with Hyperloop’s futuristic transportation technologies with the unveiling of a new, solar-powered rapid transit system

Architects envision a green, solar-powered skyscraper

Inhabitat - Innovation

Envisioned for densely populated cities around the world, the futuristic proposal features a conical shape with a facade built of materials designed to harness solar energy

Rundown lodge near the Nile River is now a solar-powered eco-resort

Inhabitat - Innovation

Now, it's a solar-powered, luxury resort Once known as one of Uganda's most popular hotels, the Nile Safari Lodge had fallen into disrepair over the years.

5 Solar Energy Facts That Will Make You Want to Move to Solar Power

U.S. Green Technology

Solar energy is the energy generated using Sun’s light (photovoltaic energy) and sun’s heat (solar thermal energy) to generate electricity. Solar energy is inexhaustible and renewable, and it is harnessed using panels and reflectors.

Solar Powered Street Lights

Energy Refuge

Street lights, depending on the society or community in which they are located, can be powered by different forms of energy sources including fuel, gas or solar. The panels during the day supply charges to a rechargeable battery that in turn powers a LED or fluorescent lamp at night.

Island Power - BSLBATT Solar Power Solution For South Pacific Island

altenergymag

How BSLBATT provides Solar Power Solution for UA - Pou island ? BSLBATT Lithium Solar Battery

Solar-powered timber home in Chile embraces ocean views

Inhabitat - Innovation

Earlier this year, Chilean architecture firm Cristobal Vial Arquitectos completed Casa Rural #01, a solar-powered holiday home oriented for views of the Pacific Ocean and optimal passive solar conditions.

Solar-powered computers to accelerate digital literacy in Madagascar

Envirotec Magazine

A new partnership aims to deliver solar-powered computers to 10,000 children a year across schools in Madagascar and East Africa. The batteries that power the device are built in Kenya from repurposed waste solar lanterns and lithium-ion battery cells. News Solar

Solar-powered motorbikes help rangers protect African wildlife from poachers

Inhabitat - Innovation

Called the Kalk AP, the motorbike will solve some of the most prevalent issues that park rangers face

2,000 gigawatts of solar power needed for 100% renewables

CleanTech Alliance

would need 1,500 GW of utility-scale solar power and 500 GW of rooftop solar to reach 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to a plan developed by Stanford engineering professor Mark Jacobson and seven co-authors. Battery capacity of 3,300 GW would balance solar and wind power — […]. Source: William Driscoll, PV Magazine, Jan 6 2020 The U.S.