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Renewable Energy

The best advice on energy efficiency, solar power, wind energy, living off the grid, and more.

3 Tips for Selling a Home with Solar Panels

By Sarah Hancock

Have a solar energy system on your roof and need to sell your home? Read these tips to help make the process go more smoothly.


Solar Pioneer Party

By Aur Beck, Advanced Energy Solutions Group

Solar pioneers celebrates premiere of ‘Solar Roots: The Pioneers of PV’ documentary film.


Going Off Grid, The How-to Book of Simple Living and Happiness

By Aur Beck, Advanced Energy Solutions Group

Read a review of an honest and straightforward book that discusses the merits of going off-grid, simple living, and happiness.



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Shed Light on the Value of Solar with these Solar Calculators

By Ryan Willemsen

Solar calculators help you determine whether solar panels installed at your home or business will save money over electricity pulled from the grid.


Questions to Ask When Buying a Home with Solar Panels

By Sarah Hancock, BestCompany.com

Thinking about purchasing a home with a solar energy system? Don’t make your decision before checking out these tips.


How Renewable Energy Helps Rural Communities

By Kayla Matthews

Renewable energy is good for the environment, of course. But did you know it has additional benefits for rural communities?


Net Metering: a Key Policy that Helps You Balance your Solar-Electricity Use

By Vikram Aggarwal

Unless you install an energy storage option like the Tesla Powerwall, you’ll need access to an electricity source other than solar when the sun isn’t shining. Thanks to a utility program called net metering, you can easily power your house with solar electricity throughout the year.



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