Pros and Cons: Professional Solar Installation vs. DIY

Pros and Cons: Professional Solar Installation vs. DIY

Decades ago, solar panels were still experimental technology unknown to the average consumer. Today, solar popularity is on the rise with many homeowners considering installations. Most homeowners end up asking themselves—should I do it myself or hire a professional? Before you make a decision, consider the pros and cons of each.
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5 Reasons to Buy Solar in the Winter

5 Reasons to Buy Solar in the Winter

With the environmental and financial benefits it can offer, solar power has been growing in popularity every year. Thinking of going solar? Do it this winter! Most people assume that spring or summer is the appropriate time to put up solar panels. After all, it means more sunshine and translates to more energy production for the year. However, the truth might surprise you.
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Egypt Will Soon Open Its First Solar Farm—And It’s The Largest In The World!

Egypt Will Soon Open Its First Solar Farm—And It’s The Largest In The World!

Abundance of land, high wind speeds, and sunny weather—Egypt possesses all the elements to make it a prime location for renewable energy sources. However, this advantage has long been overlooked. Over the years, the country has been taxing fossil fuels, generating 90% of their electricity from oil and natural gas. But this course is about to change.
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10 Ways to Live a Little “Greener”

10 Ways to Live a Little “Greener”

Our world is plagued by environmental issues like climatic changes, greenhouse effect and pollution. The solution starts with us. Choosing to live greener could help tackle many of these global issues. If you want to make your life a little bit more sustainable, there are a couple of easy things you can do. We’ve listed eco-friendly habits to help keep the earth clean and green.

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How Solar Energy Has Improved Over Time

How Solar Energy Has Improved Over Time

Solar technology has been around for a really long time. However, it’s only in the last decade or so that it has established a role in today’s clean energy economy. Photovoltaic panels went from an experimental innovation that required high costs to the best source of renewable power. Two factors influencing the growth of solar energy are the cost and efficiency over time.

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This Award Winning 8-Year-Old Girl Built Solar Water Heater Using Recycled Objects

This Award Winning 8-Year-Old Girl Built Solar Water Heater Using Recycled Objects

Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz López, an 8-year-old girl from Altos de Chiapas, Mexico, made history by being the first child to receive the prestigious “ICN Recognition for Women,” an award usually reserved for adults. She was awarded by Nuclear Sciences Institute (ICN) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) for her solar...
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