The Big Solar Battery Price Drop

solar battery prices dropping

It isn’t just solar panel prices that have dropped in recent years, the battery price has been dropping too.  Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis made the decision to switch to solar power after hurricane Dorian.  He has seen an opportunity to avoid power outages and save money over time  The price of renewable energy has…

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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

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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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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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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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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


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

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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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Does Solar Perform in Harsh Winter Weather

does solar perform in harsh winter weather

Solar Panels Will Survive Recently I realized the real question homeowners are asking about solar is: “How well does solar perform in harsh winter weather?”  Recently a solar supplier responded to inquiries about solar street and highway lights could stand up against wind, rain, snow and freezing temperatures. There is good news.  Solar panels are…

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