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Earth Day 2022

By Jo Gardner | Apr 22, 2022 | Comments Off on 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

By Jo Gardner | Apr 19, 2022 | Comments Off on 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

By Jo Gardner | Apr 11, 2022 | Comments Off on 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

By Jo Gardner | Mar 31, 2022 | Comments Off on 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

By Jo Gardner | Mar 28, 2022 | Comments Off on 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

By Jo Gardner | Mar 17, 2022 | Comments Off on 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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Will Oil Prices impact Transition to Solar Energy

By Jo Gardner | Mar 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Will Oil Prices impact Transition to Solar Energy
transition to solar energy

If you wonder how rising oil prices will impact the world’s transition to solar energy, the events of the last month must have you concerned. By March 8, 2022, Crude Oil hit its highest price since 2009, according to tense news reports. The day Putin invaded Ukraine oil shot past $100 per barrel, and it…

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100 Percent Renewable Energy?

By Jo Gardner | Feb 28, 2022 | Comments Off on 100 Percent Renewable Energy?
100-percent-renewable-energy

Can The World Run on 100 Percent Renewable Energy? Recently a client asked whether the world could transition out of fossil fuels entirely.  If we did, could we generate enough energy to power the world 24 hours a day 7 days a week?  Is there even enough space for all the wind turbines and solar…

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Now is the Right Time to Convert to Solar Power

By Jo Gardner | Feb 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Now is the Right Time to Convert to Solar Power
time_to_convert_to_solar_power

We have bragged about how much the price of solar panels and components has dropped in the last fifteen years.  It dropped an astonished 80 percent as manufacturers enjoyed the savings of high volume production.  In the last two years, trade wars, a pandemic and supply chain issues have reversed some of those savings. It…

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Solar Power Renewable Energy Tops List

By Jo Gardner | Feb 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Solar Power Renewable Energy Tops List
solar power renewable energy

Oil prices are soaring.  Gasoline at the pump will follow. In fact, gas prices are predicted to soar to over $7 a gallon by mid-summer.  Inflation is running away, but renewable energy has been dropping in price for decades. Ask yourself, “Do I still want to be hostage to out of control rising fossil fuel…

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