Election Day 2016 is one for the books!

Election Day 2016
November 8th, 2016 (Election Day 2016) will mark a historic day for the United States of America and the rest of the world as American Citizens hit the polls to vote and welcome in a new presidential candidate. Many Americans will agree that this year’s election has been the most dramatic election, probably […]

Reduce your heating costs !

How to reduce your heating costs during the cold seasons
No matter where you live, the fall and winter seasons can get extremely chilly. Although oil and gas prices have fallen, it can still be very expensive to keep a warm house during the cold. Below are some tips that will help reduce your heating costs as the […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Energy Efficiency, Solar Power News|0 Comments

Solar Decathlon’s – solar-powered tiny houses

Have you ever seen solar-powered tiny houses?
For the last decade, the U.S. Department of Energy has held a Solar Decathlon collegiate competition that consist of 10 contests, including building solar-powered tiny houses. For the Tiny Houses competition, contestants put together their most versatile team and spend two years working on a project with budgets ranging from […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Solar Power News|0 Comments

The Solutions Project = 100% clean renewable energy

Has anyone heard of the Solutions Project?
A professor named Mark Jacobson from the University of Stanford has documented a feasible plan to reach 100% clean renewable energy by 2050 in the US. It involves replacing all fossil fuel-based energy with renewables built with new age technology, installed and controlled on a smart grid. Priced at […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Solar Power News|0 Comments

Solar panels surpass coal for the first time

Solar panels surpass coal power generation in the United Kingdom. Solar panel renewable energy is gaining ground throughout the globe. The UK just reported generating nearly 7,000 gigawatt hours of electricity between April and September this year, all from solar. The sun is one of the biggest energy resources in our solar system. Solar is one of […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Construction, Energy Efficiency, Solar Power News|0 Comments

Renewable energy crisis in California??

Although California is one of the nations leaders in renewable energy, the state is on the verge of a renewable energy crisis
Renewable energy crisis in California?? What?!

California’s 2015 Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) is now 2/3 wind and solar, and about 1/3 biomass geothermal and small hydro. Its green power initiative is stirring up some issues. […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Solar Power News|0 Comments

Solpad is the world’s first truly integrated solar panel

What is Solpad??
SunCulture is a solartech company based out of the Silicon valley. Last night at an event in San Francisco they introduced Solpad to the world. In their words, “Solpad is a new series of disruptive energy products designed to be the most advanced integrated-home or offgrid solar energy products in the world .Each unit features […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Solar Power News|1 Comment

Renewable energy continues to grow strong

The World Energy Council optimistic about renewable energy
According to a new report from The World Energy Council (WEC), “wind and solar power enjoy a decade of massive growth of 23 percent and 50 percent” throughout the globe. Over the last 10 years, renewable energy has been experiencing an “explosive average annual growth.” $286 billion […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Solar Power News|0 Comments

El Paso Electric Announces Coal-Free Business Venture

El Paso Electric Cuts Ties from Four Corners
Last week, El Paso Electric announced they will be operating coal-free to provide its customers clean energy with solar power. El Paso Electric is the first utility to become coal-free in the regions of Texas and New Mexico.

Prior to becoming coal-free, El Paso Electric received its electricity from Four […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Solar Power News|3 Comments

16-Year-Old Activist Martinez Demands to End Fossil Fuel

16-year-old activist Martinez, Xiuhtezcatl began a petition that asks the presidential candidates of 2016 to commit to end fossil fuel use. Martinez has gathered more than 100,000 signatures that seek to end fossil fuel use within the next decade. The teenager is creating a movement for those under the age of eighteen so that they […]

By |August 5th, 2016|Solar Power News|0 Comments