All Solar Q&A

Now is a great time to be looking for employment in the solar industry. Last year solar employment grew almost twenty times faster than the national average, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2014, which The Solar Foundation conducted in...
While there have been some technological advances that account for the remarkable 80 percent reduction in photovoltaic (PV) panel prices over the last five years or so, most cost decreases can be attributed to scaling production and learning-by-doing ...
While the Southwest region of the United States has some of the best solar resources in the world, almost all areas of the continental United States and Southern Canada have solar resources suitable for solar energy systems. For example, while frequently...
Today, solar energy provides less than one percent of the world's energy, but that share could grow considerably with the right public policies and continued price reductions.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), emissions-free solar technologies could provide one quarte
The most commonly utilized solar technologies use inert materials found at every building site including silicon (glass), aluminum (frame) and copper (wiring).
Solar energy is broadly defined as the total energy that the sun radiates through visible light and other unseen electromagnetic waves. Solar energy systems refer to any technology that converts the sun’s energy into another form of energy, such as heat...
Bottom Line: leasing is better if it's allowed in the your state and you do not have money to pay the upfront cost of the solar panels. Ownership is better if you want to realize greater returns on your solar system over its lifetime and don't need...
If you have solar panels on your home or business, you can still get as much additional electricity as you need from your local distribution grid. Utilities are required by law to meet customer energy demands at any time.
Many homeowners who want to invest in solar energy believe that putting solar on the roof is not a practical option because their roof may be improperly oriented, shaded by trees, or have limited space.

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