Floridas first solar powered town

Florida's solar powered town

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Families are starting to move into what is being called America's first solar powered town. Babcock Ranch, about half an hour northeast of Fort Myers, Florida, is supposed to produce more energy than it consumes once it's finished. There…
smarter energy options in 2018

Solar fuel cells just got more efficient

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Click here to view original web page at www.sciencedaily.com Researchers have made significant efficiency improvements to the technology used to generate solar fuels. This involves the direct conversion of energy from sunlight into a usable…
University of New South Wales goes 100% solar

A major Australian university just went all in on solar power

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A major Australian university is set to achieve carbon neutrality on its energy use and will have all of its energy needs met by solar photovoltaics (solar PV). Click here to view original web page at www.cnbc.com The University of New South…
Solar Swimming Pool Heaters

How do solar powered pools work?

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You can significantly reduce swimming pool heating costs by installing a solar pool heater. They're cost competitive with both gas and heat pump pool heaters, and they have very low annual operating costs. Actually, solar pool heating is the…
Solar means business, now more than ever: The top U.S. companies using solar energy

US States and Territories across the years

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We saw this awesome video on Business Insider and thought it would be cool to share it. 

Today’s Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal

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Last year, the solar industry employed many more Americans than coal, while wind power topped 100,000 jobs. Those numbers come from a Department of Energy report published in January by the Obama administration that provides the most complete…
Tallahassee solar farm set to go live, light up thousands of homes

Tallahassee solar farm set to go live, light up thousands of homes

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Click here to view original web page at www.tallahassee.com On January 1, a $33.2 million, 20 megawatt solar farm will be connected to Tallahassee’s energy grid, giving thousands of customers the option of lighting up their lives with energy…
Solar powered Train makes debut in Australia

Are refurbishes trains from the past helping to pave the way for solars future?

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, is located in eastern Australia and is known as a surfer and backpacker's paradise with a population of around 5,000, and they have just completed the ultimate up-cycling solar project we've ever seen. The Byron Bay…
How much electricity does a solar panel produce?

How much electricity does a solar panel produce?

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The amount of electricity a solar panel produces depends on three main things: the size of the panel, the efficiency of the solar cells inside, and the amount of sunlight the panel gets. How big are solar panels? When we say “solar panel,”…
Solar means business, now more than ever: The top U.S. companies using solar energy

The top 10 U.S. companies using solar energy

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This holiday season, we wanted to highlight some of the retailers and services that are actively offsetting their carbon footprint by using solar energy and helping to save themselves millions in the process. U.S. businesses continue to adopt…