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Check out the latest news and events surrounding solar energy and the green energy movement.

Put Solar Power to Work for You

Why should you go solar? Everyone’s got their own personal reasons for installing solar power systems on their homes or businesses, ranging from saving money to saving the Earth, but there are some great universal benefits to solar energy that can help make choosing home solar a winning proposition for just about everybody. Solar power… Read more »

Energy Saving Landscaping Tips [Infographic]

While we love home solar systems for saving money and reducing energy demand from the grid, it’s not the only way to lower the impact of your home and reduce your cost of living. There are number of other energy saving solutions, both solar and non-solar, that fall under the scope of home improvement projects,… Read more »

Citizens Calling For 3,000 MW of Solar in Colorado by 2030 — 5 Reasons Colorado Should Do It

A passionate coalition of over 11,000 citizens and 280 businesses are pushing hard for their state, Colorado, to become a true rooftop solar power leader. They are pushing for 1 million solar rooftops, or 3,000 megawatts of solar power capacity, in the state by 2030. Currently, the state’s solar power capacity is equal to 300… Read more »

What Walmart, Google, Apple, Facebook, IKEA, Costco, Staples, Kohl’s, Macy’s, & Walgreens Know That You Don’t

How much will solar save you? Find out in about 60 seconds! Let’s start with Walmart. Walmart essentially has two main points of focus: 1) offer extremely low-cost products; 2) offer just about every type of household product you can imagine in megastores that you could actually live in (literally). The company’s focus isn’t to… Read more »

Grid Freedom

Do you ever feel like you’re an indentured servant at the mercy of your monopolistic utility company? Do you ever wish you could free yourself from this unbalanced relationship? Have you ever dreamt about the grid freedom that would come with becoming your own power producer? Dream no more! Go out and claim your freedom,… Read more »

Solar Panel Costs Drop 60% In US Since Early 2011, Can Now Power 1.5 Million US Homes

The US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research recently released their latest quarterly report regarding the US solar energy market. There are a ton of interesting facts from the report, such as the solar panel costs fact above. Just a few of these cool solar power facts are in the infographic below. Many… Read more »