renewable energy

Greening the Cloud With Renewable Energy

Despite serving a valuable purpose to us all, tech companies …

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Earth911 Quiz #33: Choose Top Renewable Energy Users

The Environmental Protection Agency provides annual rankings of the green …

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Tesla’s New Solar Roof Is Pretty, But Is It Practical?

Last week, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors spoke before a crowd at the set of the TV show Desperate Housewives. “The interesting thing is that the houses you see around you are all solar houses,” said Musk. “Did you notice?” This news shocked th…

Why Solar Financing Truly Is An Art Form

A decade ago, a residential solar system was a relatively elite product available only to homeowners with the means to finance the installation. Banks were still a little shy about investing in this new technology and solar financing programs were…

Solar Power: 9 Crucial Steps To Prepare Your Home

Solar power is a booming industry in the United States.  Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are still expensive, trends in production efficiency and cost of materials point to a continued drop in the price of PV units that could make the technology…

Renewable Energy Roundup: 5 Myths About Solar Energy

Renewable energy continues to advance, particularly the solar energy market which is dynamic and evolving quickly. Proof you say? Let’s take a look at a few facts first. The solar industry had another record-breaking year in 2015, with…

Green Power, Meet Fiddler (On The Roof)

Wind energy is green power. On that we can agree. Where there hasn’t been widespread agreement however is in how to best harness the potential of wind energy – on a mass scale.  Five Southern Methodist University seniors believe they have harnesse…

Has Solar Energy Technology Evolved?

Installed solar energy capacity in the U.S. is growing dramatically, with numerous record-shattering years in a row. There is now enough installed solar energy to power over 4.6 million U.S. homes and a new solar project is installed every two…

Green Power, Meet Fiddler (On The Roof)

Wind energy is green power. On that we can agree. Where there hasn’t been widespread agreement however is in how to best harness the potential of wind energy – on a mass scale.  Five Southern Methodist University seniors believe they have harnesse…

Has Solar Energy Technology Evolved?

Installed solar energy capacity in the U.S. is growing dramatically, with numerous record-shattering years in a row. There is now enough installed solar energy to power over 4.6 million U.S. homes and a new solar project is installed every two…