Texas Continues To Grow Solar!

October 29th, 2015|

California might have the most solar panels installed over other states but Texas continues to grow extremely quick in the amount of its installed solar. In fact, Austin, Texas continues this trend most recently with approval of another 162 MW of solar!

This comes on the heels of another approval of 288 MW as a renewal […]

Giving Solar Batteries a Run For Their Money

October 27th, 2015|

Energy storage has been the big buzzword in the solar energy and green energy solutions business for the last year or so. We’ve discussed the matter before in Energy and Batteries and several other blog posts.

One of the biggest challenges that solar energy/panels have is the reliance upon the clean free energy of the […]

Bakersfield Wants Congress to Extend Solar Tax Credit

October 22nd, 2015|

Solar tax credits are set to expire nationwide at the end of 2016. The federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) at that time will be reduced from 30% to 10% for residents that qualify and wish to go solar unless Congress votes to extend the tax credits.

Awesomely, Bakersfield California is the first city in the U.S. […]

To Mars By Way Of The Moon

October 20th, 2015|

Mars is what all the cool kids are talking about these days. Whether it is the recent discovery of running water on the red planet, people signing up for a one-way ticket to it, or Matt Damon being saved from it by solar panels, everyone is talking about Mars.

One of the biggest challenges that interplanetary […]

A Carbon Neutral Home You Can Email

October 15th, 2015|

Students have always been phenomenal at innovation. Whether it is MIT students developing self-driving golf carts or Cal State Pomona students solar powering concerts, the future of technology and energy efficiency looks bright with young innovators.

Recently a new idea has come to light via Clemson University’s first U.S. Solar Decathlon entry: Indigo Pine. Indigo Pine […]

California Electric Vehicles Exceed Charging Stations

October 12th, 2015|

If you have ever done laundry in a public laundry facility then there is a good chance you know the blinding rage you feel when you return to find your clean laundry has been stacked atop a machine. Now imagine how much angrier you would be if the same situation occurred with your electric vehicle […]

Solar Begins To Close The Gap on Gas and Coal

October 8th, 2015|

Solar is smart, we know this, and the world is increasingly becoming aware of this. Not only does adding solar panels to your home improve its value, but through generating your own power, you are able to save significant money each month on your energy bill. However, because of the way our current approach to […]

Win 20 Million Dollars By Converting C02

October 5th, 2015|

Carbon dioxide, at certain levels, is part of the necessary balance of the Earth’s environment. Over recent decades, the constant burning of fossil fuels has led to an increasing imbalance of pollutants in the air. This, in turn, has started the clean energy movement as a means of combating the increasing amount of emission.

This is […]