Two weeks ago, we discussed how the renewable energy sector is expanding domestically and internationally. This week, we’re going to dive in deeper on what this expansion could mean for generations to come. The fossil fuel industry is on the verge of breaking due to all the negative effects it has on the environment and human […]
Can cities raise the renewable standard?
It’s no secret that Texas offers some great incentives and rebates for costumers to switch to renewable energy. But if states like Texas truly want its residents to shift to a more efficient power source, why don’t cities offer rebates of their own? Georgetown is a Texas city on its way to using 100% renewable […]
The Rise of Renewable Energy
Everyone knows that Saudi Arabia is the largest global oil exporter, accounting for 22% of the world’s petroleum resources. However, declining oil costs have made it difficult to pay oil workers in that country. So what can Saudi do to boost their shrinking economy? Thankfully, a lot due to the renewable energy rise. The Saudi government […]
Myths and Misconceptions: Home Solar Solutions
Solar panels are one of the most efficient ways of conserving money and the environment. You would think that every home in the nation would be powered by this renewable resource due to the solar industry growing every year. This, however, is not the case due to myths and misconceptions when it comes to home […]
End of 2017: What Does this Mean Regarding Solar?
As we’ve mentioned before, there are many incentives and rebates offered to those who wish to install solar panels either at their residence or at their place of business. Customers rely on these incentives and/or rebates as they help reduce the cost of going solar. However, most rebate programs work on a first come, first serve […]
How Low can your Solar Costs Go?
You can get solar for as low as $99 per month! In 2016, renewable energy accounted for 15% of energy generation. With that percentage on the rise, electric bills AND carbon emissions are being lowered. Because of this, it’s no surprise that people are making the smart switch, especially when it comes to solar energy. Nearly 40% of […]
Solar vs. Fossil: What’s the Big Deal?
Fossil fuels have been in use since the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century. However, these finite resources have been exhausted in less than 200 years to the point where coal will run out in 108 years, natural gas in 52 and oil in 51. Thankfully, the solar industry is growing rapidly every year and […]
Solar Power Facts to Brighten your Day
Although the sun has been around for billions of years, solar power has only been in use since the 1830s. This was when the photovoltaic effect (the exposure to light which creates voltage/electric current) was discovered. Since then, many facts about solar power have been learned. Here are 12 solar power facts that you may not […]
88,000 Jobs Hang in Balance Awaiting Trump’s Decision
If there is one promise Candidate Trump made to the American people while seeking the highest office in the land, it was to protect and promote American Jobs. President Trump will have a chance to impact more than 260,000 jobs in the near future and could possibly save or destroy an emerging industry. Experts say […]
Solar Solutions: Power Out, Panels In
In light of all the recent natural disasters around the world, thousands of families have been faced with power outages lasting for multiple hours, some even for days. However, a number of homes and business were able to stay powered thanks to the growing use of solar products, paired with batteries. In particular, when Hurricane […]