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While there is a lot of excitement about solar energy, it can, and often does, take a long time to educate a customer on why they should actually invest in “going solar.” The good news is that taking...
In this article, Energy Circle’s paid search team researched and analyzed landing pages used in residential solar search engine marketing campaigns. Energy Circle is a marketing agency that works...
I am a member of the UC San Diego Solar Car Team. We're looking for a lightweight form of protection for our solar cell array, preferably some type of epoxy (no glass - it weighs too much). What...
i am starting to build a 7500 watts system will be splitting into two 3750 watts each for each inverter got permitts i got almost everything racking accessories panels dc ac disconnect wires...
1. The name of the cell manufacturer Knowing the name of the manufacturer allows you to determine what tier they are. While there are multiple ways that solar panels are ranked into tiers, we will...
The solar design process is a critical starting point in executing a solar photovoltaic (PV) project. In the age of accessible satellite imagery and innovative software development, designing solar...
With energy storage installations growing at breakneck speeds (100% growth in US installed capacity in 2016), solar installers far and wide are exploring how to best incorporate energy storage in...
Hi Gentelmen; I have been working on a solar pv system (grid-tie) to be installed on a barge. the barge is spplied by two diesel generators. one is 90KW as a main/standby and the second one is a...
I am exploring the options for mounting flexible monocrystaline panels of my '13 Chevrolet Volt. Unfortunately I have no idea what voltage the traction battery runs at. Any ideas how I could figure...
Tracking the Sun is a yearly report issued by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the US Department of Energy. The report tracks trends and patterns in the installed cost of residential,...
The biggest factor in how well a PV module will perform is heat dissipation. The modules, just like inverters, do not like heat build up. This can greatly affect their overall performance in...
Great news, the fiscal cliff deal that is currently in place will have a significant positive impact on the solar industry. Primarily, the bill extends the 50% accelerated bonus depreciation to...
The Ontario microFIT Program is available to small renewable energy projects located specifically in Ontario, including residential and small business solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. Eligible...
Many people forget that most electric cars are recharged by plugging into an electric grid which is customarily fueled by coal, nukes or other unsavory power sources. Consequently, most “electric...
In a grid-tied Solar PV System unused energy can be sent back to the utility at the grid connection. Solar PV system owners receive utility credits for all the energy that is sent back to the utility...