Energy Revolution Has Begun

Energy Revolution Has Begun

A common misconception preventing many people from switching to solar is that it costs an excessive amount of money. Here’s the truth—the cost of solar is decreasing so rapidly it’s now cheaper than coal. This was revealed by Lazard’s latest annual Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis. This dramatic change is a powerful sign illustrating the start of an energy revolution. According to their latest report, energy from utility-scale solar plants has seen the biggest price drop.
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Top 10 Companies in the U.S. That Use Solar

Top 10 Companies in the U.S. That Use Solar

Major companies in corporate America are hopping on the solar train at an incredible rate, and for good reason! Not only does solar energy contribute to long term cost savings, but also reduces a company’s carbon footprint. In fact, the amount of solar installed by companies in the United States can offset up to 1.1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. Below are the top 10 companies ranked per their installed solar capacity
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A Quick 5-Step Guide to Solar Panel Installation

A Quick 5-Step Guide to Solar Panel Installation

If you’re in the market for solar panels, you probably want to know what happens during the installation process. While solar energy is the only form of electricity that requires zero moving parts, it’s certainly not for the DIY route. Electrical safety is a main priority. Even licensed electricians need the proper training to become a certified solar PV installer. Here’s a quick 5-step guide to solar panel installation.
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248 Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like a Giant Panda

248 Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like a Giant Panda

China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the country's largest clean energy operators, built a 248-acre solar farm in the shape of a giant panda. Called the Panda Power Plant, it will be able to produce 3.2 billion kilowatt-hours of solar energy in 25 years, according to the company. That will eliminate approximately a million tons of coal that would have been used to produce electricity, reducing carbon emissions by 2.74 million tons.
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This Former President Made a Solar Farm to Power Half His City

This Former President Made a Solar Farm to Power Half His City

“Distributed, clean energy generation is critical to meeting growing energy needs around the world while fighting the effects of climate change,” he said in a SolAmerica press release. “I am encouraged by the tremendous progress that solar and other clean energy solutions have made in recent years and expect those trends to continue.”
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How to Optimize Your Solar Energy

How to Optimize Your Solar Energy

Is there more you could be doing to get the biggest bang for your solar-panel buck? Yes—and we think you’ll find the options to be pretty cool. Here are some green gadgets available for your home that can make the most of all the powerful energy you’re gaining from the sun. Incorporating some of this technology can help you use your solar energy more wisely or store your energy for later. Not to mention the extra green it could put into your wallet, too!
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