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10

Sep

The roof is on fire: Do solar panels hinder firefighters?Using a massive blaze at a PV-topped lunch meat warehouse in New Jersey as an example, Reuters deems solar panels as being emerging ‘enemy’ of firefighters everywhere.

The roof is on fire: Do solar panels hinder firefighters?
Using a massive blaze at a PV-topped lunch meat warehouse in New Jersey as an example, Reuters deems solar panels as being emerging ‘enemy’ of firefighters everywhere.

05

Sep

5 states where solar panels can earn homeowners extra greenCalifornia, Hawaii, Arizona, Maryland and Delaware come out tops in new rankings that examine the profitability of residential solar power from state to state.

5 states where solar panels can earn homeowners extra green
California, Hawaii, Arizona, Maryland and Delaware come out tops in new rankings that examine the profitability of residential solar power from state to state.

28

Aug

Do solar panels use more energy than they generate?In today’s round of fact or fiction, we take a look at solar panels.

Do solar panels use more energy than they generate?
In today’s round of fact or fiction, we take a look at solar panels.

19

Aug

treehugger:

It took a while, but the White House is finally reinstalling solar panels 
Here’s a history of solar at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.: White House finally reinstalling solar panels

treehugger:

It took a while, but the White House is finally reinstalling solar panels 

Here’s a history of solar at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.: White House finally reinstalling solar panels

16

Jan


 DIY solar panels with damaged solar cells 



Here’s how an astronomer made his own solar panels on the cheap with damaged, inexpensive materials from eBay and lots of elbow grease.
Here’s how an astronomer made his own solar panels on the cheap with damaged, inexpensive materials from eBay and lots of elbow grease.

16

Jan

Why you don’t need solar panelsGreen home consultant Carl Seville has your bank account in mind.

Why you don’t need solar panels
Green home consultant Carl Seville has your bank account in mind.

27

Dec

Solar panels to power a California jailThe solar power system will meet 70 percent of the jail’s energy needs, and save nearly $14 million in electricity costs over 25 years.

Solar panels to power a California jail
The solar power system will meet 70 percent of the jail’s energy needs, and save nearly $14 million in electricity costs over 25 years.

06

Aug

Make your own solar power generator for less than $300DIY tutorial helps you generate renewable power with just a handful of parts.

Make your own solar power generator for less than $300
DIY tutorial helps you generate renewable power with just a handful of parts.