Do Rooftop Solar Panels Put Your Home at Risk?

Do rooftop solar panels put your home at risk

A recent 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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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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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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Where Solar Power Installations Reign

solar power installations

r is growing more popular than ever in the United States. It is a critical component in the race to reach clean energy goals by 2030. Just where are solar power installations happening?

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Even in Pouring Rain, PV Panels Work

if you convert to solar power now, you will begin to realize electricity savings immediately. If you wait, you will be paying another year of electricity with no ROI. Even in pouring rain PV panels work to save you money.

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