Are you looking to save energy and save money? Learning more about energy tools and energy calculators is a good place to start. Here’s a list of energy tools for 2019 to help you on your journey to save energy and save your hard earned money: Solar Calculator: Going solar in 2019? The Energy Department’s Solar PV […]Read More
Future energy storage solutions will put more wind and solar on the grid. Battery storage may be considered an old technology. More creative solutions are needed in the renewable energy market. Pumped Hydroelectric energy storage is one example somewhat common. Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, or pumped hydroelectric energy storage, is a type of hydroelectric energy storage used […]
We all love to cut expenses, save money and garner high-returns for our retirement savings. One smart thing you and I can do is cut our utility costs and invest the savings in our retirement account; month after month. Buying a solar panel system then comes to mind. I, for one, have evaluated the financial […]
There is a new Florida neighborhood called Hunters Point that has zero emissions, smart tech, and buildings that are hurricane-proof. This interests me greatly and I would love to see a retirement community built near me using the concept, for sure. On their website, you’ll see their attitude toward a new way to think about […]
Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market Exclusive collaboration marks entrance of Mercedes-Benz Energy products into U.S. market Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. The […]
Borrego Solar and Greenwood Energy Complete Ithaca College Solar Array Given solar energy is now competitive with fossil fuels, you’ll see more press releases from universities, corporations and residential developers in 2017. It is my expectation that the growth of solar energy will be substantial in 2017 and beyond. Below is an excerpt of a PRWEB […]
Executive Summary of the Solar Market Insight 2016 Q4 Report The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released a new report that discusses PV trends in the U.S. solar industry, The quarterly SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight ™ report. You can view the executive summary and/or purchase the full report from SEIA (see source below). […]
Solar-powered portable batteries are getting greener, lighter, and more powerful. And now, AspectSolar is offering the EnergyBar 100 which is designed with green battery technology in mind. It is a recyclable, Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery that is TSA approved for carry-on and checked baggage (the battery is shown in the photo). The following is […]
Helpful Tips and General Guide to Buying an Energy Efficient Water Heater Energy efficiency has come a long way with respect to water heaters.
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My metal roof was red, hot, and desperately needed painting. After spending some time inspecting the roof, I quickly realized how incredibly hot the red paint became even on a modestly hot spring afternoon. Why repaint the roof red since it gets so hot? I thought there must be a better solution so I started […]
CPV systems are poised for significant growth thanks to the confluence of several factors: Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) requiring up to 33% renewables by 2020 in key US states, higher efficiency CPV systems, and lower CPV system costs. In the last year alone, over 300 MW of CPV projects have signed contracts with utilities and […]