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Advantages of Solar Energy = Massive Solar Growth (Check Out These Charts!)

Last week, we published an article showing why the cost of solar is probably 2–100 times cheaper than you think. With so many people thinking that solar energy costs much more than it actually does, one would think that no one is going solar, right? Well, with the advantages of solar energy starting to get […]

June 24, 2013


Solar Energy Cost So Low Thanks To Decades Of R&D (Infographic)

We’ve been writing quite a bit in the past week about the rapid drop in the cost of solar panels and the massive money you can now save by going solar. That’s all been focused on today and recent years. But let’s take a step back and see how solar energy cost got so low. […]

June 23, 2013

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Disadvantages Of Solar Energy Debunked

Disadvantages of solar energy? Well, there aren’t really any notable ones compared to other sources of energy, but I’ll bet that you’ve heard plenty of “disadvantages of solar” myths, so we’re going to debunk some of those. Read on… There’s something you and I and everyone else need to know about the world — a […]

June 22, 2013

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Are Solar Panels Worth It In Hawaii? (Infographic)

Are solar panels worth it in Hawaii? In all seriousness, we just showed yesterday (when looking at how much solar power costs) that solar power is basically “worth it” for people all across the country. In some places, the average 20-year savings from going solar are $10,000, while in other places, the average savings are over […]

June 20, 2013

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How Much Does Solar Power Cost? (Infographic)

As I noted on Monday, the cost of solar power is insanely lower than you probably think. But, in that post, I focused on the average cost of solar panels, not specific all-in costs of going solar in your specific location. So, you might be wondering, how much does solar power cost in total? Naturally, […]

June 19, 2013

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You Love Solar Power, And So Do Your Neighbors, Friends, & Enemies (Infographic)

We are social creatures. We care what other people think, we learn from each other, and we discuss and debate the pros and cons of different choices we must make. Some topics are more controversial than others (ahem, gun control, government surveillance of US citizens, war…). Luckily, solar power is something we all love. Well, […]

June 18, 2013

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Cost of Solar Is 2–100 Times Cheaper Than You Think

What’s the cost of solar today? Well, it depends a great deal on where exactly you are located, but no matter where you’re located, I’d bet that most of you have a cost of solar in your head that’s 2–100 times greater than the actual cost of solar power. Read on for an explanation. One […]

June 17, 2013

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