Solar Energy

Life Without Power

29 Dec , 2017
Created by Hope

Life Without Power   Two powerful hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico in September. They created a humanitarian crisis for the island’s 3.4 million U.S. citizens that has persisted for three months. Power restoration is at a crawl because the grid collapsed, the utility is bankrupt and the logistics are daunting: Crews and supplies have to come […]

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Where Did the Carter White House’s Solar Panels Go?

26 Aug , 2017
Created by Hope Eccleston

Credit: Courtesy of Mark Tardif The White House itself once harvested the power of the sun. On June 20, 1979, the Carter administration installed 32 panels designed to harvest the sun’s rays and use them to heat water. Here is what Carter predicted at the dedication ceremony: “In the year 2000 this solar water heater […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Going Solar

26 Jun , 2017
Created by Hope

by Mathias Aarre Maehlum | Energy Informative The U.S. solar market grew 76% in 2012.[6] Imagine how m uch it has grown now that it is 21017.  Never before has solar power been this available to American households. What are the reasons why so many homeowners choose to go solar these days? Without further ado, […]

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