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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 […]

July 4, 2013


Advantages of Solar Power vs Insanity

–> Take a few seconds, run a free solar report on your property, and find out how much solar will save you! The second definition of “insanity” in Google is, “Extreme foolishness or irrationality.” Unfortunately, that definition actually applies to more of what we do and don’t do than we probably want to admit. With […]

July 3, 2013


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 […]

July 2, 2013


Most Efficient Solar Panels — Which Ones?

One of the most common things people ask when they start to consider going solar or start to plan their life-changing solar expedition is which are the most efficient solar panels. However, first of all, that’s not even the right question for most people, and second of all, the literal answer to that question really […]

July 1, 2013

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Why You’re Seeing Solar Panels Popping Up Everywhere

Have you been seeing solar panels popping up in your neighborhood or city? There’s a good chance you have. So, you might be wondering, is the world all of a sudden getting more proactive about addressing global warming, air pollution, and water pollution? Unfortunately, that doesn’t really explain the growth in solar power. Solar power […]

June 30, 2013


9 Surprising or Very Surprising Things About People Who Go Solar (Infographic)

There are a lot of stereotypes about people who go solar. Some are generally right, but some are actually way off. The most common stereotype about people who go solar is probably that they are going solar for the environment. Surely, a lot of people are into the huge environmental benefits from getting their electricity […]

June 29, 2013


What The Electric Companies Don’t Want You To Know

Electric companies are fine and dandy — they deliver us electricity, and because they have monopolies or semi-monopolies over this critical need, governmental bodies regulate them a bit to make sure they aren’t robbing us too much. But they are companies, and their blood is aimed at making money. While they may be required to […]

June 27, 2013

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‘How Much Are Solar Panels?’ Is Wrong Question — ‘How Much Are Solar Panels Gonna Save Me?’ Is Better

OK, it’s true, How Much Are Solar Panels? can be a useful question. But, really, this question is largely of minimal importance today. Either through loans or 3rd-party-ownership models that let you lease a solar power system instead of buying one, most residents and businesses with a decent roof or ground space for solar panels […]

June 26, 2013


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Ok… So… I can lower my electric bill & save the environment, what’s the catch?

Lower my electric bill and save the planet? Yes! Is there a catch? Everyone knows that solar power is better for the environment. It doesn’t take much thinking to realize that electricity produced from capturing sunlight is cleaner and better for our air, water, and climate than electricity produced from burning coal or gas. (But […]

June 25, 2013

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Solar Panel Prices Down Due To Solar Panel Technological Advancements

Actually, there are a few reasons why solar panel prices are down so much. But technological advancements in solar panel technologies are certainly a big one. We wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for the technological advancements made to solar cells and solar panels over the past couple centuries, and especially over […]

June 24, 2013

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