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Solar Developments That Will Make Your Wallet Even Happier

Solar Developments That Will Make Your Wallet Even Happier

As the U.S. government provides generous funding to renewable energy research and development, solar photovoltaic (solar PV) developers work hard on breakthroughs that will make the price of solar power…read more +

Costs on Solar Panels Dropping Below $1 Per Watt

Costs on Solar Panels Dropping Below $1 Per Watt

Detractors of solar energy often cite manufacturing costs as one of the downsides to free and clean solar energy. If we’re honest about it and do the math, we realize…read more +

Zoned Heating and a Solar PV Array: Save Money this Winter

Zoned Heating and a Solar PV Array: Save Money this Winter

Brrr… Old Man Winter introduced himself with a vengeance right around the holidays. Temps on the east coast dropped from moderate 60s to the lower 40s as the winds whipped…read more +

How a Solar PV Array Can Preserve Your Privacy

How a Solar PV Array Can Preserve Your Privacy

In this, the final of our four-part series on smart meters and solar PV arrays (start here), we’re going to address one of three dangers HelioPower‘s Vice President of Residential Sales, Scott Gordon…read more +

What Happens to Your Solar Panels When It Snows?

What Happens to Your Solar Panels When It Snows?

Meteorologists are predicting one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record for 2011 – 2012. Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden says there is “a potentially record-breaking US winter for 2011-2012…read more +

Buy Low, Sell High with Solar and Smart Metering

Buy Low, Sell High with Solar and Smart Metering

There’s a lot of false information out there about smart meters. Some groups claim microwave radiation from smart meters can cause cancer and other diseases, which is inconclusive but probably…read more +

Will a Smart Meter Work with Solar Power?

Will a Smart Meter Work with Solar Power?

If you began reading this blog post with another question in mind, you’re not alone. Rather than wondering if a smart meter will work with a solar PV array, you…read more +

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