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10 Ways To Save Money & Save Energy Using The Sun (Infographic)

One of the best ways to save money is also one of the greenest decisions we can make: that decision is the decision to save more energy. We waste a tremendous amount of energy in the US. Recent studies have found that we waste 61% to 84% of our energy in the US, and that …

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September 6, 2013

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15 Solar Energy Facts (That YOU Should Know)

If you’ve missed many of the articles we’ve published over the past couples months, I figured it was a good time to catch you up on some things. Below are 15 solar statistics or key facts that I think are worth your consideration: 1. About ⅔ of the solar PV installed around the world was installed within the …

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August 23, 2013

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Solar Return On Investment Is Best In…

As many people have pointed out, solar panels aren’t like household appliances, they are more like financial investments. So, the key point many people want to know is, what’s my solar ROI (return on investment). The report summarized below shows the average solar ROI for states across the US, which is pretty cool and interesting. …

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August 8, 2013

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Renewable Energy Infographic Fun

Good infographics are fun, and… informative. This renewable energy infographic below is a pretty cool one. First, have a look, then read on for my commentary: Join the solar rooftop revolution! First of all, I think the short definition for renewable energy is actually something worth delving into for a moment. We all get the …

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August 7, 2013

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost?

–> Take a few seconds to run a free solar report on your property and find out how much solar panels are projected to cost in your situation and how much solar could save you! I think one of the first questions people ask when they think about going solar is: How much do solar panels cost? Unfortunately, …

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August 1, 2013

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Cost of Solar = Negative $20,000 (Double Negative = …)

I’m sure everyone remembers from elementary school what a double negative equals. A double negative equals a positive. A cost is clearly something we have to pay (a negative on our bank balance), so a negative cost is clearly more money in our bank or pocket. So, a negative solar energy cost of $20,000 is …

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July 20, 2013

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Must See Video: California Governor Jerry Brown On Solar Revolution

One of the biggest solar power conferences in the world was held in San Francisco last week — Intersolar North America. California Governor Jerry Brown gave the keynote address. I think it’s a must watch, so before highlighting some key quotes or adding on to Governor Brown’s statements, I’m dropping it right here:   Join …

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July 17, 2013

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Solar Panels Cost Less Than Grid Electricity (+ Infographic)

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) has published some wonderful reports on the solar rooftop revolution. It has also published numerous articles, charts, and graphics on this. Below is its Solar Rooftop Revolution infographic focused on when we’ll see solar panels cost less than grid electricity across the US (without subsidies). It’s a great infographic based on …

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July 10, 2013

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It’s Time To Do The Obvious

Where does the energy we need, animals need, and plants need come from? Largely, it just comes from the sun. Plants use solar energy to grow and develop, and animals and humans then get that energy from plants. It’s an amazing thing that we generally don’t give much thought to. Interestingly, a similar thing we …

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July 4, 2013

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Insane Texas Solar Energy Statistic

Everyone know that Texas is oil country. It’s been pumping oil out of the ground for decades and decades. It’s had TV shows and movies based on this industry. But did you know this stat: More energy falls on Texas in the form of sunshine in one month than was in all of the oil …

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July 2, 2013

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Get the facts. Find out exactly how much solar will save you, including which Tax and Financial programs you qualify for!

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