Producing Power on the Move: 3 Options to Generate Electricity

Imagine charging your cell phone, tablet or your rechargeable batteries while you were on the move. The idea of bugging out while producing electricity is a new one for some. It opens up the possibility to carry gear that would otherwise be useless... read more...

From the Impressive to the Insane Gadgets that use solar energy

It is no secret that solar power has slipped into nearly everything we do from camping to listening to music and even procrastinating. It’s therefore time to take a closer look at some of the most impractical and practical solar gadgets available... read more...

Solar Power versus Hydroelectric energy – Which is best?

Solar energy benefits – the solar energy advantages You want to know the solar energy benefits or maybe the solar energy advantages? If we must be truthful to ourselves, then we all can concur that we are really facing an energy crisis as a matter... read more...

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Solar Power versus Wind Power

The predictable consequence of fossil fuels is that they are limited and will actually run out eventually. Currently, resources like gas and oil are at premium rates. Whether this is really being driven by forces in the market or all these resources... read more...

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Solar Energy: The Future Is Now

For several decades, solar energy has been hyped in many countries as an alternative power source. Progressively, however, solar is standing toe to toe with all the other traditional power sources as a cost-effective, viable option for electricity... read more...

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Which Solar Panel Type is Best?

As solar panels have become more and more popular and technology improves we are seeing a growth in the amount of different solar panels available. This could be somewhat confusing for a new solar user looking to outfit their home with solar panels... read more...

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Lifespan of Solar Panels

If you don’t know just yet I hate to break your heart, but solar panels do not last forever. Solar panels have a lifespan that will cause them to eventually degrade and lose efficiency. As panels lose efficiency you’ll begin to notice your home’s... read more...

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Are Solar Panels Affected by Weather?

Solar panels are built to be extremely durable, and very, very tough. Quality solar panels are more common than cheap and unreliable panels so when shopping it’s easy to differentiate between panels. One thing panels by their very nature have to be... read more...

7 Benefits of Using Solar Energy

If we sat down and started listing the benefits of solar power we’d probably be at it all day. There are numerous benefits to going solar. What’s interesting is that the benefits range from personal benefits, community benefits, national benefits... read more...

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How to Clean Solar Panels

Solar panels are a truly awesome piece of technology. Who couldn’t love the idea of a method available of gathering energy that just snatches it from the sun? No drilling, no mining, no fracking, just solar panels collecting the power given to us... read more...

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The Urban Wind Turbine

If you bring up the idea of an ‘urban wind turbine’ you are sure to get some rather odd looks, and probably a few questions about how such a thing would even work. Aren’t turbines massive structures, requiring football length cement blocks to secure... read more...

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7 Ways to Bring Solar Lighting to Your Home

Solar energy has the power to provide us with the ability to throw the chains of fossil fuels off our shoulders and onto the ground. Solar power is incredibly versatile, supremely powerful, and capable of giving us a clean and sustainable method of... read more...