Zeeshan Hyder

Content Specialist

About Zeeshan Hyder

Zeeshan is a solar journalist who has long been passionate about climate issues and developed a deep interest in solar power after witnessing its successful adoption in Australia.

He has previously worked as a journalist for a major news organization, covering energy, climate, and environmental stories, among other topics.

He also served as an organizer for the Pakistan Youth Climate Network, an advocacy group aimed at raising climate awareness among students and future leaders.

His other work experience includes several years in the humanitarian sector - with Doctors Without Borders - and in nonprofit communications.

Zeeshan earned a B.A. from Middlebury College, Vermont, the birthplace of the 350.org climate movement.

Articles by Zeeshan Hyder

What is a peak sun hour? What are peak sun hour numbers for your state?

One peak sun hour = 1000 W/m2 of solar irradiation. The states with the highest avg. peak sun hours are AZ, NV, NM, and CA.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder

Consumer reports on solar panels: What can I learn from them?

CR endorses solar panels but doesn't offer solar reviews. Here are the best consumer websites to research solar panels and solar companies.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder

What is Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)?

Concentrated solar power (CSP) uses special mirrors to concentrate the sun's energy; the collected heat is then used to generate power on the utility scale.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder

The best Energize CT rebates, incentives, and loans in 2023

Energize Connecticut offers several programs to help you improve energy efficiency and save money on your energy bills. Solar in CT is another great option.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder

Hybrid vs. electric cars: A side-by-side comparison

Should you get a hybrid like the Prius, or go for a trending all-electric vehicle such as a Tesla? We look at cost, maintenance, and range to help you decide.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder

Utility-scale solar: what is it, how does it work?

Utility-scale solar is leading the transition to a clean economy; solar power is being added to the grid more than any other energy source.

Written by Zeeshan Hyder