Solar Energy

Perovskite solar cells: why they’re the future of solar power

Ben Zientara

April 23, 2021

Perovskite solar cells: why they’re the future of solar power

Perovskites are the most promising solar cell technology in the world, and they might be on your roof soon. Here’s how they work & when they’ll be available.

The future of solar looks bright under Biden Administration

Catherine Lane

January 20, 2021

The future of solar looks bright under Biden Administration

Joe Biden’s "Clean Energy Revolution" is the most progressive climate plan in presidential history, and is expected to give the solar industry the boost it needs.

New invention turns food waste into solar energy

Ana Almerini

January 8, 2021

New invention turns food waste into solar energy

An invention by winner of the James Dyson Sustainability award, Carvey Maigue, uses luminescent particles in food waste to turn UV light into electricity.

Solar panels for your home in 2021 - what you need to know

Catherine Lane

January 6, 2021

Solar panels for your home in 2021 - what you need to know

Answering the most common questions people have about installing residential solar panels for their homes in 2021.

7 best solar powered gifts for the 2020 holiday season

Catherine Lane

December 9, 2020

7 best solar powered gifts for the 2020 holiday season

Top-rated solar powered gifts that are sure to please everybody on your holiday shopping list. Our picks include gadgets from Ring, Nekteck, GoSun, and more.

5 best solar Christmas lights of 2020

Catherine Lane

December 2, 2020

5 best solar Christmas lights of 2020

A list of the 5 best solar Christmas lights to brighten up the holiday season. We cover their pros and cons, how they operate, and if they’re right for you.

Tesla Cybertruck: what you need to know about the much-anticipated electric pickup

Ana Almerini

November 20, 2020

Tesla Cybertruck: what you need to know about the much-anticipated electric pickup

Should you preorder the Tesla Cybertruck? The all-electric, futuristic-looking pickup truck is loaded with innovative features, including self-parking and a bulletproof exterior.

5 best smart thermostats of 2021

Catherine Lane

November 19, 2020

5 best smart thermostats of 2021

A rundown of the 5 best smart thermostats of 2021 and how to choose the right one for your home, including prices, features, compatibility, and more.

Everything you need to know about solar tubes

Dan Hahn

November 14, 2020

Everything you need to know about solar tubes

Explaining how solar tubes work, pros and cons, cost, usefulness compared to skylights, and the best models available on the market.

Alabama allows largest utility to increase ‘solar tax’ - guts state solar industry

Catherine Lane

September 13, 2020

Alabama allows largest utility to increase ‘solar tax’ - guts state solar industry

Alabama Power has been approved to implement a high monthly charge on solar homeowners that will drastically reduce electric bill savings.

Moving Forward Act pushes for brighter solar industry future

Catherine Lane

June 24, 2020

Moving Forward Act pushes for brighter solar industry future

The Moving Forward Act has many solar-friendly provisions; most notably an extension of the federal tax credit.

The top 5 energy conservation techniques and how they benefit your budget

Ana Almerini

April 24, 2020

The top 5 energy conservation techniques and how they benefit your budget

The top 5 ways to conserve energy in your home that are cost effective, simple, and practical.