solar electric power





7/5/2014
The Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, proposed on June 2, 2014, by the Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan not only limits our carbon pollution but also injects life back into our domestic workforce.
3/13/2013
A 3-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.
11/20/2012
Conventional generators require gasoline or diesel fuel, which can be expensive -- especially during emergencies. Also, the emissions from gas-powered generators contribute to air pollution. Solar generators are a smart alternative to consider.
7/30/2012
What's it take to build your own SOLAR-POWERED Electric Car? How about starting small with some hardware store parts and an old child's ride-on toy? Read how a tinkerer Dad builds a Solar-Powered Power Wheels with just basic tools and skills.
8/21/2011
Is the electric car all it's cracked up to be? Let's find out!
5/30/2011
Cam is back riding his solar-powered electric bike and he loves it!
4/7/2011
Solar industry analysts and executives say PV installations will surge in the next two years as prices continue to drop.
7/23/2010
SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) announces the availability of its most advanced HIT Power® solar module, the HIT Power 220A, offering improved efficiency and energy output -- and designed to energize integrators and installers with more power per square foot than ever before.
11/17/2009
Let's take a trip back into the Mother Earth News archive to learn more about thin-film solar.
9/15/2009
Check out the PV Watts calculator and find out how much solar-electric power you can generate in your part of the world.
5/13/2009
There are a growing number of small, solar-powered gadgets for sale including solar flashlights, radios, cell phone chargers, outdoor motion lights and more. Are you using any of these small solar products? Do you find them useful? Tell us what you think!
1/21/2009
Take this quiz from How Stuff Works and learn more about how solar panels produce electricity.

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