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Connecticut Announces New Alternative Energy Incentives

Connecticut state officials are hoping that its new alternative energy incentives can encourage homeowners to install solar power and other alternative energy systems on their properties.

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Help Yourself and Your World

With the current state of our economies and also global warming, we ALL need to do whatever we can to help conserve our resources.  I am referring to finances, food and energy resources.  I am writing about alternative energy sources we can use.     The alternative energy I am discussing today is Solar Energy.  Solar Energy […]

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Try Solar this Earth Day

What Christmas is to children, Earth Day is to the environment. Marking its 40th year is a most fevered cry for taking action, in particular, by the U.S. Solar Industry itself.

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Homemade Solar Cells Using Copper Plate and Saltwater

You can make homemade solar cells using materials purchased at a hardware store, which while not as practical as commercially varieties, can be used to teach students about solar energy.

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Important Factors for DIY Solar Water Heating Systems

To fully maximize your DIY solar heating systems, you must know the right tilt angle and orientation. These two factors are important to ensure that your solar collectors receive the maximum amount of solar energy throughout the year.

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A Homemade Solar Window Heater

You can turn any window in your house into a homemade solar window heater. It is recommended that you use a window that’s facing south.

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Choosing the Right Solar Pool Heater

There are many solar pool heater kits available in the market these days. These cost between $3,000 to $4,000 for the materials and labor. In terms of recouping your initial investment, you could probably get your money’s worth in energy savings, within two to seven years. This all depends on the fuel costs in your […]

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The Benefits Of Switching To Solar

This is to give a brief overview of the benefits of switching to a solar power system for your home.  Some people are uncertain of whether or not they should make this move, and whether it will be viable and worthwhile for them.  There is certainly an investment of time or money or both involved, […]

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