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5 Ways to Use Solar Energy as a Renewable Energy Source

Solar energy has been around for many years, but some people still incorrectly believe roof-mounted solar panels are the only way to use solar technology. While roof-mounted solar panels are one of the most popular ways to use solar energy, other options effectively use solar energy as a renewable energy source. You have several options […]

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Net-Zero Communities Are Growing in the U.S.

Renewable energy is on every environmentalist’s mind, and many people are wondering how they can reduce their impact on the planet. Swapping emissions-heavy sources for renewable energy is one of the most common options. Solar, wind and water are the upcoming leaders in clean power, taking over homes and businesses across the globe. Revamping your […]

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5 Ways Renewable Energy Can Save Businesses Money

Profit is when your income exceeds your expenses, and a business that is not profitable will not be around for long. Businesses are always looking to save money, as the lower the operating costs of a business are, the more money they stand to make. At an elementary level, the goal in running a business […]

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Solar Power Innovations Make Renewable Energy Better Than Ever

Innovation is a core strength of the solar industry and will continue to sustain it well into the next decade. In the past year, advances in solar efficiency, solar storage, solar design and even wearable tech have changed the landscape of renewable energy. It’s now better than ever, improving with each passing day. The future […]

Going Solar – 10 Ways It Can Improve Your Life

Solar power is energy harnessed from the sun and converted into thermal and electrical energy. Modern technology can harness this energy for a variety of uses including generating electricity, providing light, as well as heating water for domestic, commercial or industrial use. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of using solar […]

Renewable Energy: Wind Turbines On a Smaller Scale

Wind turbines are a sight many people are used to seeing, if not in and around their cities and towns, at least on the news. Collecting energy from the power of the wind is one of many renewable energy sources. It’s right up there along with solar and hydroelectric power. Here in California we see wind […]

Innovations in Renewable Energy

When it comes to renewable energy, capture and storage are two of the key components. As long as you have a way to collect energy from the sun (solar), air (wind) or water (hydro or tidal), you can generate your own power.  Providing you can then store excess energy, you will have the ability to continue […]

Renewable Energy: Solar Panels Reinvented

Although the sun generates enough energy during the span of one hour to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year, this renewable energy source is meeting less than one percent of our current energy demands.  Yes, more and more people are searching for and turning to alternative energy options, but not everyone is interested in adding “traditional” solar panels […]

7 Ways Solar Energy Can Help Power Your New Year

Happy New Year to you and yours! As you ring in the new year, hopefully some of your resolutions or changes you plan to make in 2016 involve lowering your environmental footprint. Many people are well-aware the future of energy lies in renewables like solar, wind, hydrokinetic and other sustainable power sources. So, this new year, […]

Renewable Energy: Is Water a Sustainable Source of Power?

With California in its current state of drought, the idea of using water as a renewable energy source has many people in sheer disbelief. How can water be considered as a sustainable source of power if we don’t have any water to spare? How can we generate hydroelectric power when water levels are so low? […]