Watch this guy explain clearly how much he saved on electricity, utilizing a fairly small scale of solar panels. Spoiler: In just 5 years he paid off about 70% all of the cost of this system, in 2-3 years time he would pay off all costs of his solar panels system and start to earn money from this system.…Continue reading »
This Infographigs shows exactly how solar panels work:…Continue reading »
The following TV series from ABC Catalyst in Australia is a glimpse of the bright future of solar technology.
Researchers in Australia successfully demonstrated to power 75 homes using just a 40 Inch x 40 Inch Solar Panel( 1 square meter).…Continue reading »
Google, which has long funded big solar and wind projects around the world, is stepping into the solar industry in a more web-based and traditionally Google-style way.
On Monday, Google unveiled a site called Project Sunroof that lets people Google their address and find how much sun their roof gets, as well as the options in their area for buying new solar panels.…Continue reading »
Here’s a simple yet effective way to increase the solar panel’s power output.
Use a mirror or a simple aluminum foil just under the solar panels and see your electricity power output almost double as a result of this trick.
See more details on the video below.…Continue reading »
There are many reasons why, as a business owner, operating on clean, renewable solar energy is beneficial. Among the many benefits, solar power can reduce long-term business operation costs, which can be quite substantial depending on the size of your business, where it’s located, and what type of business you run.…Continue reading »
For those who are new for this blog, I must say it would be great if you check my other posts on buying solar cells as it will help you understand better what you should do here and where to get the materials needed to build a homemade solar panels.…Continue reading »
There must be a reason to explain why solar energy has spread so fast in the last decade. Technology, which used to be exclusive and expensive, is nowadays affordable to a wider audience and solar panels are a lot more efficient than they used to be.…Continue reading »
When it comes to the DIY-er’s who build their own solar panels, one critical and important issue is the Battery Bank they need to consider in order to store the amount of electricity produced by the panels in order to get off the grid.…Continue reading »
Recently, there has been a big drop in the price of solar panels, specifically in a niche aimed for the ones who dare to install the solar power system themselves, these people often called the DIY’ers or Weekend DIYers.
But I think that even a simple so-called “regular people” can install this solar panel kits.…
In this tutorial you will learn how to build your own solar cells from scratch.
Titanium Dioxide Coating
Place 6 grams of Ti2 powder on a mortar and grind evenly.
Slowly pour in under a ventilated fume hood 1 milliliter at a time while grinding the mixture.…
Have you ever seen a solar panel that is so handy, you can roll it over to store it when not in use?
There is a 124-watt solar panel available right now that is very practical to utilize and store.
Now you might ask how powerful this is since it is collapsible.…
Energy, a vital and the most important issue in our day to day life. Since the dawn of civilization man has been using various types of energy from different energy sources. But because of these energy sources being limited, it has become a prime concern for this modern power dependent world.…Continue reading »
In in Charlotte, North Carolina – they are paying $100,000,000 to install solar panels for your home, so we want to know just how difficult it may be to go green at your house. For answers, we talked to Bob Thomason: a man who’s wired up with solar panels in Myers Park, one of the leafiest and shade filled areas of Charlotte.…Continue reading »
This is good news too. This is the story I was talking about. It’s saying ‘I thought that was a tent, apparently not but this is your everything has to deal with the weather segment built.
That’s right and it’s about an energy efficient home, right?…
Happening today, a big business from overseas is leaving the bay area after days of scouting. Company representatives were here looking at Pinellas County as a possible site to build a solar panels’ plant.
Ashley Glass has details on how the talks went:
Three days of talks on building a solar panels plant in Pinellas County come to a close today.…
Some rooms in your house may get too much of a sun exposure and they might be too hot for people to live in, these rooms usually are rooms with larger windows.
In the summer the sun, mainly coming from the south side of your house, penetrates your house window’s and rises the internal house temperature – this will make your electric bill go up as you will need to use much more energy to cool the space.…
Dan Harris heard a story today of one company, one big idea, but in America, no one to say give it a try.
Natcore is a small company based in New Jersey that says it’s come up with an innovative new approach to make solar panels technology better and cheaper.…Continue reading »
Let me see if we can get there on the side…
Even if you hold the top job in the school district, the top of one of your schools is not place you often go.
In fact this is the first time Jefferson Union Superintendent Michael Crilly has not been on the roof of High School since thieves were up here this past winter.…
A growing member of Californians are looking to the sun to lower their energy cost. But for many, even with so many tax calculators and estimators available, solar panels is still an expensive option.
NBC Bay Area’s Joe Rizada Jr. shows us a new program that’s hoping to solve that.…
Going Green on Local 2 this evening, we know the news is plenty of sunshine, and now a group called Re-power Texas has focused on finding cleaner energy for our stay.
And harnessing the power of the sun is a big part of the plan.…
Do you want a $4500 money-saving gadget for free? Sounds too good to be true. Sure does. Well, there’s a kind of green electricity where you can really save money and the planet Jeff Burnside has this exclusive story in tonight is going green report.…Continue reading »
This is going to make solar affordable for everyone.
This is a very standard prototypes solar furnace made of lens for all recycled big screen television.
I placed it in little bit frame, near the focus here we have a heat collector and a heat exchanger we can run water through to generate high pressure steam.…
It is one of the newer crimes under the sun. So security companies are scrambling to stop thieves taking solar panels. Sunny places, it turns out, attract shady people.
“It’s amazing what people do pick to steal these days.”
So as well as catching the sun, this solar unit in California’s Napa Valley is being armed with cameras and motion detectors to catch a thief.…Continue reading »
We all remember what it was like to go without power during Hurricane Ike. Now a local man believes he has found a way to generate electricity using something you may have at home.
Coming up we’ll take a closer look at his DIY solar powered generator which he says would also help the environment.…
With oil prices climbing sky high, the sun maybe rising as an energy alternative. Right now just 7% of energy used in this country comes from renewable sources like solar power, 40% comes from petroleum. But there’s more and more interest in turning to the sun even though there may be some clouds on the horizon.…Continue reading »
It’s a hot topic these days with the economy on shaky ground and the Presidential Election in the final stretch. How can we generate enough clean energy to satisfy our needs?
Well, on tonight’s Ecological for Today’s show contributor Sloan Barnett is here to tell us about one Bay Area man who has the answer.…
By some estimates, 30% of the electricity used in the United States alone is just from lighting and for retailers that number climbs to 45%. But this next story shows those numbers could drop dramatically simply by letting the sun come in.…Continue reading »
There’s a couple of things that drive investments in Solar Towers, one is the cost of oil. The other thing, of course, is government policy. Now with oil prices at record high and environmental issues burning in the public’s consciousness, interest in the Mansinares model has reached critical mass.…Continue reading »
Let me take you back to October 2008, at that time Oil Prices wend down dramatically and everyone were bashing the Solar Panels companies… If you just watched the video, Jim Cramer was right most of it regarding the stock prices of the Solar Panels companies, but Oil prices came back almost to the same levels and Solar Cells (not Solar Panels) went down… Now – Electricity bills are rising up again and there are no expectation in the market for Oil prices to go down – This is a game changer, where You could build your own Homemade DIY Solar Panels (using cheap Solar Cells) and reduce your electric bill dramatically.…Continue reading »