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Debunking 4 Solar Panel Myths and Misconceptions

Debunking 4 Solar Panel Myths and Misconceptions

There are preconceived notions about harnessing any sustainable type of energy, and solar power tops the list. Those who are unfamiliar with using solar energy for residential use may think solar energy is too expensive or may not be appropriate for the region in which they live. It is time to bust 4 popular myths about solar panels and show why many homeowners should be considering solar panels as an efficient and cost-effective upgrade for their home. A guest post by Justin Havre from Justin Havre & Associates.

Bilateral PPAs: the rising stars on the PV sky

Bilateral PPAs: the rising stars on the PV sky

There is a variety of ways to invest in, make use of and benefit from renewable energies. An up-and-coming option are bilateral PPAs: power-purchase agreements that allow a consumer to buy and use power from a project developed by a third party. We have looked at bilateral PPAs from all angles.

Solar power increasingly popular with houses of worship

Solar power increasingly popular with houses of worship

The rates for PV installations have dropped by a remarkable 73 percent over the course of the last eight years, which made houses of worship like churches, mosques, synagogues and others develop a growing interest in solar power.

How to efficiently use your solar power to boil water

How to efficiently use your solar power to boil water

In order to encourage solar installation owners to increase their self-consumption, a variety of manufacturers have developed and are now offering special heating elements that consist of a solar battery and a heat collector, which allow users to heat up and boil water using solar power.

U.S. utilities trying to block solar: A plan to fight back

U.S. utilities trying to block solar: A plan to fight back

Renewables are fast becoming more and more popular – a fact that many utilities seem to consider threatening, as they try various measures to block them. Environment America has now released a new report, explaining how to fight back.

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