Solar Electricity

The 6 Most Common Examples of Solar Power Use Today

Solar Power, Electric Company, Clean Energy Savings, Solar Power

Humans have been using sunlight for a long time. Drying wet things does not even include any technology, does it? Well, today, we are light years ahead of this simple method. Last year, the solar power sector grew by 50% worldwide, and the global photovoltaic capacity now amounts to 305 GW globally. There is a wide array of modern gadgets ...

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Solar Jobs: Solar Panel Installer

With more and more construction jobs catering to the burgeoning solar energy industry, it’s a great time to be a solar panel installer.

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Top 5 States for Solar Jobs

Solar Jobs

Looking for a little light to finally shine down on you in your work life? You don’t have to look very far if you live in one of the top five states known for providing jobs in the solar industry. Something about the sun simply makes people happy: a better day almost is inevitable if the sun is shining, and ...

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Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Green Energy

Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, ...

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Progress and the Looming Energy Catastrophe: A Way Out

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Energy consumption is driven by many factors but mostly it is guided by the growing consumer culture sweeping the world. Just look at more affluent countries; they have more means than their third-world counterparts to buy various goods and this correlates to the amount of energy they consume. The United States alone has a population that represents less than 5 ...

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Lockheed Martin to Create Solar Powered Fuel Cells

In the past, the U.S. Army has estimated that about 70% of the material brought to battlefields, considered by weight, is fuel. That could all change now that Lockheed Martin has won a $3 million contract for solar jobs, creating and integrating solar panels to work with fuel cells. In war zones, the primary way of keeping computers, electronics and ...

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Could Buildings power themselves in the coming future?

Ubiquitous Energy

“Glass with integrated solar cells which converts IR and some visible light into electricity – this means that the power for an entire building can be supplemented using the roof and façade areas”, in a recent article in the Business Insider – Photovoltaic Transparent Glass was listed as one of the 17 Emerging energy technologies that will change the world. ...

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