Tag Archives | Solar Energy

DIY Solar Heating for Everyday Living

The first impression people get, with regards to DIY solar heating, is that it is complicated, too expensive, or both.  This is the primary reason why many people don’t pursue installation of solar heating in their homes.   What they often don’t know is that DIY thermal projects, such as water heating, space heating, and […]

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Can You Build Your Own Solar Panel?

With energy resources dwindling fast, and concerns over global pollution spreading across the globe, more and more people are looking toward clean energy solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprint. But pursuing this can be difficult, without proper financial resources – no matter how passionate you are about the environment or wanting to live […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Power

Every day, households around the world use the planet’s energy resources. Conventional energy sources will be depleted quickly, unless more renewable sources are utilized. One source of clean and renewable energy is solar power.

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Renewable Energy Technologies

In many countries today, quite a lot is being said about harnessing renewable energy technologies – particularly in light of the rising oil prices. But some people might still be wondering exactly what renewable energy is. Renewable energy is power which has been generated from renewable resources – in other words, it does not “run […]

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The History of Solar Power

The use of the sun to create energy, whether in the form of heat or electricity, is not new. Solar energy has been in use for many centuries. The following is a brief overview of the history of solar power. History of Solar Power in the Ancient World The Assyrians may have been the first […]

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Benefits of RV Solar Panels

If you own an RV, or thinking of buying one, one investment you might consider is a set of RV Solar Panels. They can greatly extend the amount of time you are able to spend camping with the full benefits of electricity. Once the panels are installed, you will not only be able to enjoy […]

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Thin Film Solar Panels

What are thin film solar panels, and what could possibly be so exciting about them? Thin film solar panels operate in the same manner that regular solar panels do, the only difference being that they are a lot thinner and require far less materials and energy for construction. This might not sound extremely spectacular, but […]

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Solar Ink

Have you ever heard of solar ink? Well, there are some really smart people out there, creating some really smart inventions, and this is one of them. There is No Energy Shortage on Earth There is no energy shortage on earth, there is a shortage in technology to harvest the energy available on earth. To […]

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