Solar Technology

Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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Solar Jobs: Solar to Attract $20 Billion in Investments by 2016

Solar power’s beginning to pull ahead in the race among energy sources in the U.S. A recent Frost & Sullivan report found that by 2016, utility-scale solar’s going to attract more than $20 billion in investments. That’s great news for green energy and solar jobs across the country. There may still be some uncertainty about the future of solar jobs, ...

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Beyond the Rooftop: 3 Solar Energy Powered Gadgets

Solar energy isn’t just for your home or to run that little pocket calculator you have in your checkbook. Today’s consumer has access to many solar-powered electronic products to keep you . The only thing holding you back is not knowing what’s available in this field, so here are three items for you to check out: 1. Solar Powered Laptop Charger ...

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Good or Bad? The Fever for Solar Power Continues

Every year, more and more solar panels are added to homes and businesses across the United States. Despite the anti-renewable energy statements made by many, photovoltaic possibilities are opening doors to a great deal of possibilities. As technologies develop and more efficient manufacturing methods are developed, costs continue to decline. However, is greed and personal belief going to stand in ...

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Solar Jobs: Solar Panels Keep More Teachers Employed

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It’s no secret that many teachers’ jobs remain at stake every year throughout the United States as school districts struggle to save on operating costs. In many districts, however, solar panels are lighting the way to keeping more teachers working, which means more green technicians are working, too – all by saving just a couple of measly cents per kilowatt-hour. ...

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Wind Jobs: Wind Slows down While Solar Heats up

Even within the great green war against climate change, a small battle is taking place between wind energy and solar power. When you pit wind energy against solar energy, solar power this year has come out on top—outshining the competition. Experts say that if you are in the wind industry or are thinking about entering the wind industry, a few ...

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Green Jobs: Hawaii Relies More on Biomass than Solar

For assistance with your green jobs search, check out the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology. There you can get help crafting your resume, tailoring your job hunt, and connecting with employers who will share your values and appreciate your skills. Looking for green jobs in Hawaii? Don’t look to the sun! Solar power doesn’t even rank in the ...

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