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How Much Will Solar Cost Me? Making Sense of PV Payback & ROI

April 7, 2011 Off-grid Solar

The question is poisted a thousand times to solar energy consultants and installers across the country every day. The fact is there is no simple answer. There can be as many variables to take into consideration when designing a home solar system than a room addition. Well almost, a room addition on your home will […]

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Why We Must Make This the Decade of Renewables

March 14, 2010 Climate Change

Jobs in this country and a sustainable future for our children are two things we are very passionate about. This article from Renewable Energy World Magazine is worth reading. By Olivier Drücke, European Solar Thermal Industry Federation London, UK [Renewable Energy World Magazine] Shortly after the beginning of the third millennium it looks as though […]

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Reasons to Go Solar, Solar Information, Solar Costs, Solar Laws

February 7, 2010 Solar Questions

Peace of mind and security knowing that you are producing your own safe, renewable energy. Here are 18 reasons to go solar. If you would like to know the details, click Here… Reasons Go Solar (Click Here for more reasons or information).

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Solar Questions – What is Photovoltaic Solar Energy?

February 3, 2010 Solar Questions

Solar Questions – When someone asks what I do for a living, my answer usually begins with “we mostly design and install photovoltaic systems in homes and commercial businesses”. Inevitably, the next response I get is “Hu? What’s that?” Honestly, it is a fair response to a seemingly complicated answer but thinking about solar generating […]

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Great Solar News for California Homeowners

December 30, 2009 Solar Questions

In October 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 920, the California Solar Surplus Act of 2009, which requires utilities in California to pay consumers for solar electricity that they generate over and above their home needs. What that means to you is if you decide to go solar in Sacramento and your installed Sacramento home solar […]

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Solar FAQs — Frequently Asked Questions. How Solar Works. Solar Panels Information

November 20, 2009 Solar Questions

Q: What is photovoltaics (solar panels electricity), or “PV”? A: What do we mean by photovoltaics? The word itself helps to explain how photovoltaic (PV) or solar electric technologies work. First used in about 1890, the word has two parts: photo, a stem derived from the Greek phos, which means light, and volt, a measurement […]

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