All posts tagged Solar Policy

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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Researchers Develop Solar Panels That Still Let the Sunlight Through

Researchers Develop Solar Panels That Still Let the Sunlight Through

By Kevin Lee,

In the last year, we’ve seen scientist try to put photovoltaic materials everywhere–the paint on your walls, in space, and even your coffee table. Now, a team of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of California, Santa Barbra (UCSB) has developedtransparent solar panels that could be used as power-generating windows for your house.

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