Category archive - Solar Energy

California solar energy systems top 1 gigawatt

California solar energy systems top 1 gigawatt

By David R. Baker

California’s rebate program for businesses and homeowners who install solar panels has now funded enough systems to generate 1 gigawatt of electricity – a level few countries and no other states have ever reached.

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Solar Power in the Film and TV Spotlight

Solar Power in the Film and TV Spotlight

By GetSolar Staff.

Two recent developments in the solar energy industry are adding a splash of tinseltown glory to the renewable energy source. The projects are designed to raise public awareness regarding the eco-friendly electricity supply.

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Solar Panels Can Save You Both Energy and Money

Solar Panels Can Save You Both Energy and Money

Today, more and more home owners are becoming increasingly energy conscious. Stories about climate change have been over the news for the past decades, and there are many changes from large to small that you, as a home owner, would be able to make that can not only ensure you home is more green, but is also saving money as well.

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SunVolt solar charger claims “outlet-like” charging times

SunVolt solar charger claims “outlet-like” charging times

By Adam Williams

SunVolt is a portable solar power station able to harness the Sun’s rays in order to charge low-power mobile electronic devices, such as digital cameras, e-book readers, cell-phones and tablets. While you’d be forgiven for feeling underwhelmed on hearing news of yet another solar charger in the works, the crucial difference between SunVolt and existing solar chargers like the Solarmonkey and EnerPlex, is that SunVolt’s creator Don Cayelli claims his product can, on a clear day, charge multiple devices just as quickly as if they were plugged into the wall.

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