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Solar Power – A Thing of the Past, Present, and Future

Where It All Began… The capture and use of solar energy is far from new, as way back in the 7th century, sunrays were magnified to create fire. Fast-forward to the 19th century and we see the beginnings of the modern solar photovoltaics, which are used in solar panels today. First discovered in 1876 by […]

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 […]

Solar: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Solar energy is a hot topic these days. Solar power, along with other forms of alternative power, continue to gain popularity not only with individuals but with companies, governments, manufacturers, etc. You may be aware that global wind energy took a big jump in 2009.  And while that is a great and needed advance in the […]