The Future of Solar Energy is Bright

future of solar energy

The Future of Solar Energy is on a “bright” path to growth.  Solar is a popular, no-to-low carbon emitting power generation choice.  Some of its popularity is due to the rapid decline of the cost of solar installation in recent years.  But part of the growth in Solar energy use stems from more efficient solar…

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Renewable Solar Resources Offers an Intelligent Solar Panel

intelligent solar panel

Renewable Solar Resources (RSR) now has an even smarter, more efficient way to maximize your solar panels power generation.  SolarEdge Technology turns an ordinary panel into an easy to monitor, more productive intelligent solar panel. How Traditional String Panels Work In a tradition PV (photovoltaic) or Solar Panel string system, panels produce DC (Direct current)…

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Do Rooftop Solar Panels Put Your Home at Risk?

Do rooftop solar panels put your home at risk

A recent Levittownnow.com news article about home damage from a solar panel fire in Pennsylvania, ignited questions across the net.  To answer whether rooftop solar panels put your home at risk, we looked into the phenomenon.  We found the good news that properly installed solar panel rooftop systems are NOT a fire risk.  The Big…

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Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

How often do you get to make an investment that saves you money and helps the entire planet?  Today is Earth Day 2022 and this year’s theme is “invest in our planet”.  Businesses and homeowners are called to shift toward sustainable practices.  That makes now a great time to convert to clean renewable energy.  If…

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Where are Renewable Solar Resources in Minnesota

Where to Find Renewable Solar Resources in Minnesota

If you’re In Minnesota, and interested in a transition to solar energy, you’re in luck.  A family run firm called Renewable Solar Resources has spent years working to support the transition to solar energy systems on residential and commercial properties.  Renewable Solar Resources believes in a clean energy future and has found solar to be…

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The Impact of Solar PV Energy Installations

Utility Scale Solar PV Energy

Impact of Solar PV Energy Installations There are three main types of solar PV energy use in the US: residential, commercial, and utility scale.  Each of the three types of solar energy generating systems has grown dramatically in the last two decades.  Residential and commercial systems primarily use roof top solar panel installations to generate operating…

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Solar – Renewable and Clean Energy

solar-renewable and clean energy

Comparing Solar to Coal Power Emissions When you compare solar renewable energy systems with coal or gas based electricity production, Solar still comes out the clean energy winner. Like solar power wind turbines emissions are mostly generated during manufacturing. Once the turbine is up and spinning, though turbines generate more carbon emissions than solar energy…

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Net-Zero Emissions Target – How to Meet It

Net-zero emissions target

The pressure to reach net-zero emissions this decade is ratcheting up.  Recently the Department of Energy acknowledged the challenge facing our nation and our planet.  Today, nearly 40% of all carbon dioxide pollution comes from power plants generating power by burning fossil fuels. No wonder the Department of Energy is calling for us to revolutionize…

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It’s Time for Solar Power

Time for Solar Power in Residential and Commercial Properties

Even MN Utilities are Going Green It’s time for solar power in Minnesota. The green power wave is growing, despite Minnesota Power’s MP) unique electricity load different. In 2005, 95 percent of MP’s electricity was generated by coal fired plants. Today, half of the utility’s power comes from clean energy. It’s the breakdown of its…

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