January 2017 / 4 posts found

4 Signs 4 Solar

4 Signs Solar is a Good Fit for You

by solarguru
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A decade ago there were fewer than 9,200 megawatts of solar spread across the entire United States. In 2016 that number almost tripled. Today there are over 27 gigawatts of solar stretched across rooftops, and dotting the landscape all over America. Even with that amazing growth in the solar industry, the United States is still decades away from realizing complete sustainability in the renewable energy sector. If you have the desire to go with greener energy, then this article is written with you in mind. Although there is a ton of literature out there on the subject of going solar, [...]
SOLAR SUNFLOWER

Six Innovative Solar Systems for the Future

by solarguru
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The technology surrounding solar energy has exploded in recent years. Newer innovative ideas are paving the path for affordable solar products designed to generate power using unique shapes and styles. Today’s solar technology is light years ahead of the traditional solar panel, with developers experimenting with various materials and shapes in an ongoing effort to maximize the potential of harnessing energy from the sun. Engineers have successfully created flexible small scale solar cells which are capable of adhering to almost any surface structure. Solar industry leaders are always looking for ways to get the most bang for their buck from [...]
40 Solar Facts

Did You Know…? 40 Fast Facts About Solar

by solarguru
According to current data, non-renewable sources of energy are being gobbled up at an astounding rate. It is with this in mind that the focus for the future has been on “renewable” sources of energy, or “sustainable” sources as it were, such as solar, hydro, wind, and geothermal. The two alternative methods of producing energy that are receiving the most attention; solar and wind. Of those two methods, solar is the most popular among residential customers, primarily because it can be installed without needing to be a certain height, which could be restricted in urban and suburban settings. What is [...]
Passive Active

Passive & Active Solar Systems

by solarguru
“Sustainability” is all the rage these days. Everywhere we look there are new opportunities for us to take advantage of. Most of us have begun to recycle everything we can, we have converted to new LED light bulbs for greater effectiveness and efficiency, and maybe we even grow our own food and compost the scraps or feed them to the livestock. So, why not consider an option that allows us to reduce an enormous carbon footprint by switching to solar energy systems? The biggest problem most people have when looking for an alternative energy system is where to begin. Although [...]