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Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center 8,000 Watts of Pure Solar Electricity

April 15, 2012 Backup Power Systems

Outback Power Centers are a complete power, pre-wired, DC battery to AC system grid-interactive system. 8,000 watts (8 kW) of continuous power at 48 Vdc. Outback inverters can provide home emergency backup power as well as grid interactive energy so you can sell power back to the utility grid or have a complete standalone off-grid […]

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Emergency Solar Generators Helping Families Better Cope With Recent Disasters

September 8, 2011 solar technology

As the East coast states and Midwest works to clean up the damage from Hurricane Katia and recent tornadoes, emergency solar is playing an ever increasing role at the home level. We are fielding calls everyday from residence living in the Midwest and coastal states who are updating their home and business disaster preparedness plans […]

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Solar Pace Financing; Fanny and Freddie Still Standing In The Way

May 6, 2011 Backup Power Systems

Yep, Fanny and Freddie have not gotten out of the way and is still impeding the progress of solar installers and other sustainable energy jobs. Yep, we are still writing about how wall street is still sabotaging main street for their own personal gain. If we didn’t have enough proof that U.S. cities are far […]

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Large Office Building Solar Power Plant Powered by Schuco PV Panels Goes Live

January 19, 2011 solar technology

Atlanta GA largest office building solar plant is now hot and producing electricity. On the roof of the ten story Peachtree building there are now 684 solar panels pulsating with power to offset the buildings electrical demand.

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Texas Left In The Dark On Solar Power Development

November 21, 2010 Off-grid Solar

Texas solar companies are booming… just not in Texas. Dallas renewable energy investor Panda Power Funds is developing one of the country’s largest solar power plants… in sunny New Jersey. Texas’ second-largest power generator, NRG Energy, is investing in the world’s largest solar thermal power plant… in California. Solar incentives in Texas have come to […]

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Solar Micro Inverters Sometimes Are a Homeowners Answer To Complicated Solar Array Designs

September 30, 2010 grid-tied solar

California Solar Technical News – Micro inverters have been coming on strong for the last 3 years in the solar panel installation community largely attributed to the flexablity of design they provide. What is a solar inverter? Solar panels produce direct current (DC) electricity which needs to be changed to alternating current (AC) which is […]

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Solar is Helping to Keep Our Troops Safe | On The Move

September 17, 2010 Off-Grid Kits

California Solar News – The US marines are raising the bar employing solar to help keep our soldiers safe. Solar generators, solar heating and cooling and portable solar powered equipment reduce the amount of fuel and exposure for support vehicles and personnel. Moving and supplying troops without detection is a life and death issue. Developing […]

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Are Feed In Tariffs Coming to California?

August 6, 2010 Solar News

California Solar Wind Energy News – Feed in tariffs are rates paid to producers of renewable electrical energy, usually solar. As a supliment to solar rebates, feed in tariffs provide a more certain financial return and which are largely responsible the countries world wide, like Germany, who now draw more than 10% of their power […]

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Solar Panels Residential Commercial Development Slow But Steady

July 26, 2010 grid-tied solar

Solar Sacramento News – Solar power systems are in the news almost daily now which is a good thing especially considering whats going on in the gulf the last couple of months. The author of this article discusses that if it were easy to go solar we would already be doing it. We tend to […]

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Northern California City Solar Leader in Environmental Clean Technology Solar Jobs

July 24, 2010 grid-tied solar

Northern California News – Santa Rosa is a beacon to other California cities showing everyone what a solar American city can do to improve the quality of life of a community. Though there are other cities in California that have installed more watts than Santa Rosa, the city seems to be just getting started. Smack […]

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