Solar Power Surpassing Coal – All over the Globe

The cost of solar panels slowly declines as time passes, within 4 years it will be cheaper then coal all over the globe, aligning environment and economic interests. Solar energy is expected to drop 66% by 2040. There are currently 300 more solar jobs than coal jobs in the first time of Virginia history.  The [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|News, Solar Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

What kind of roofs work with Solar?

Many people across the world are starting to explore solar panels as a different energy and earth saving option. Of course, the best place for these panels are on your roof which can be a complex project. There are several mounting systems that can be used to install solar panels onto a roof. These mounting [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|News, Solar Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

Budget Cuts, What Programs are Surviving?

There have been a lot of changes with funding for a variety of programs since Trump administration has been in office. One U.S. EPA climate change effort that has supposedly survived the fiscal 2018 budget proposal is a program to track greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, factories, power plants and other sources. If Congress approves [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|News, Solar Energy|0 Comments

How to find Power in a Cloudy Sky

Solar panels can provide incredible value even in cloudy climates. The most famous international example of this is Germany. While getting about as much sun each year as Alaska does, Germany is currently 2nd in world for solar as an energy source. In 2015, more than 1.5 million solar installations generated about 75% of Germany’s [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Solar Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

The Trees Do It, You Should Too

The entire world uses solar energy every day. Trees utilize sunshine for photosynthesis, humans need sunlight for Vitamin D, rain is created through evaporation initiated by the sun’s rays. Photovoltaic solar (solar panels) is simply a new way to utilize the same energy. There are two main ways to capture solar energy, active and passive. [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Solar Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

Major Advocates of Sustainable Living

Have you noticed black panels mounted all over the city? Roof top or ground mounted, on homes, apartments, buildings, shopping malls, marinas, and carports. Some help promote action against climate change, others use renewable energy in their home, while others drive Teslas. Celebrities may have a reputation for being superficial, but there are plenty who [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|News, Solar Energy|0 Comments

Solar Energy, Helping to Reduce CO2 Emissions

In the United States alone, 6,870 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents were emitted into the air in 2014. Unfortunately, that number is continually increasing every year. It takes less than 10 minutes for light from the sun to reach earth; pollution can obscure the sun’s rays from making it to us.   With Colorado [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Solar Energy|0 Comments