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The Basic Components of a Home Solar Power System

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are simple compared to new high-efficiency heating systems.    You have panels, that collect the sunlight/ photons.  The collected DC power runs into an inverter, which converts the power from DC power- to- AC power.   You have a meter than can spin backwards for “net-metering” purposes.  For safety there are a few […]

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Renewable Energy Capacity Reaches New Highs

With wind and solar and other home grown renewable energy sources continuing to find support in more and more areas around the country, it turns out it’s happening all over the world, with an 8.3% jump in the world’s overall renewable capacity in 2013. The report will be released on Wednesday in New York at […]

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Residential Solar Beats Commercial Solar For First Time

The first quarter reports are in and 2014 is off to a a torrid start in the solar industry with new ground being broken every day in the residential markets. This time, it’s new residential installs exceeding new commercial installs for the first time in history. The first quarter of 2014 was another big one […]

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Renewable Powered Web Hosting

One of the first tests of any company you’re working with for any kind of renewable energy system – whether it’s solar power, or wind power, or bio fuels – is whether the business you’re talking to walks the walk, or just talks the talk. Look for service providers that use 100% renewable energy or have […]

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