When you install solar panels, your home produces its own clean, zero-emissions electricity. If you’re DIY-minded, you can build your own solar power system. In some cases, you can even build your own solar panels.
Renewable energy sources are expected to make up 80 percent of the new electricity-generation capacity in the U.S. during 2017. How big of a part will solar energy play in that total? Experts agree that solar power is finding its place in the U.S. energy marketplace. Find out what energy trends in 2017 mean for solar power.
A home solar energy system is one of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint, increase your home value, and lower your electricity costs for decades to come. Learn about the income tax credits, rebates, and tax exemptions for solar that could be available where you live.
For the first time ever, solar energy is projected to become the least-expensive energy source in the world.
Solar users around the world can learn from Hawaii about how to profitably leverage solar energy.
This advice will help you choose the best battery for backup energy on your off-grid homestead.
One of the biggest decisions solar shoppers have to make is whether to install a standard grid-tied solar energy system, a solar battery backup, or a fully off-grid solar energy system. Here’s everything that you should keep in mind when making your choice.
Here’s a DIY, year-round hot water system that switches between solar hot water in summer and woodstove-heated water in winter.
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