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California Leads Solar Installation Trend by a Landslide

California Leads Solar Installation Trend by a Landslide

“It never rains in Southern California” isn’t just a turn of phrase or the name of a 1970s song by Albert Hammond. (When I was a little girl I used…read more +

Top 20 States for Cheap Solar Energy: Is Your State on the List?

Top 20 States for Cheap Solar Energy: Is Your State on the List?

If you’re thinking of moving to a place with a lower cost of living, are you factoring energy prices into your decision? Typically, expensive states (on average) like New York…read more +

Major Solar Installers Jump on Solar Leasing Bandwagon

Major Solar Installers Jump on Solar Leasing Bandwagon

You may have heard about solar leasing as an affordable option for homeowners who want to invest in solar panels but can’t afford the upfront costs. You may have even…read more +

Have Your Neighbors Gone Solar Yet?

Have Your Neighbors Gone Solar Yet?

It’s not an uncommon occurrence: First, you see a home improvement sign on the lawn down the block, noting, “Vinyl Siding Completed by ABC Home Improvements.” Just a few weeks…read more +

Reduce CO2 Emissions with Solar Panels

Reduce CO2 Emissions with Solar Panels

That old phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch” rings true in the field of renewable energy sources. It comes down to physics: It takes energy to produce…read more +

Solar Panels: Eyesore or Symbol of Sustainability?

Solar Panels: Eyesore or Symbol of Sustainability?

One of the misconceptions people often have about solar PV arrays mounted on homes is that they are “ugly.”(Incidentally, the same criticisms exist regarding wind farms.) But, as solar advocates…read more +

What Happens to My Solar Energy If Power Goes Out?

What Happens to My Solar Energy If Power Goes Out?

Solar Array minutes after after a direct hurricane hit Courtesy of WashingtonPost.com As much of the east coast faces a hurricane warning this weekend, one of the questions many people…read more +

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