Solar Energy

The importance of global sustainability in 2021 and beyond

Ana Almerini

July 15, 2021

The importance of global sustainability in 2021 and beyond

Global sustainability requires each country to work together to manage resources so that we, future generations, and the environment can thrive.

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

Ana Almerini

May 27, 2021

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

The electric grid was built for a fossil fuel-centered world and must be updated to accommodate a 100% renewable energy plan.

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.

A guide to solar panels for homes: Cost & savings, solar batteries and 2021 trends

Andrew Sendy

January 6, 2021

A guide to solar panels for homes: Cost & savings, solar batteries and 2021 trends

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.