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The history of solar energy

Ana Almerini

December 24, 2019

The history of solar energy

A timeline covering milestone historic events around humankind's efforts to extract solar energy.

The end of NJ's SREC program and the transition to TRECs

Catherine Lane

December 20, 2019

The end of NJ's SREC program and the transition to TRECs

NJ finalized guidelines for an SREC transition program, which saves homeowners more money than a previous proposal had suggested.

The 5 best solar phone chargers of 2022

Catherine Lane

December 19, 2019

The 5 best solar phone chargers of 2022

What are the best solar phone chargers in 2022? We did the hard work to find out - so you don’t have to!

Hydropower pros and cons

Ana Almerini

December 14, 2019

Hydropower pros and cons

Hydropower energy is a reliable renewable resource option. It is a zero emissions source of electricity, but there are environmental disadvantages and a high cost to building plants.

Reviewed: Solar Christmas lights that look great & save money

Catherine Lane

December 12, 2019

Reviewed: Solar Christmas lights that look great & save money

A list of solar Christmas lights that are great for outdoor holiday decoration displays.

Top solar-powered gifts for the 2019 holiday season

Catherine Lane

December 9, 2019

Top solar-powered gifts for the 2019 holiday season

A list of 6 solar gadgets that will make the perfect gift this holiday season.

Off-grid solar systems: An introductory guide

Zeeshan Hyder

November 29, 2019

Off-grid solar systems: An introductory guide

Off-grid solar systems offer freedom from the grid - but at a cost. We explain how off-grid solar works, various costs it entails, and who it's ideal for.

Kentucky net metering changes: Is coal stifling the sun?

Catherine Lane

November 27, 2019

Kentucky net metering changes: Is coal stifling the sun?

KY just passed a bill that replaces full retail net metering with a lower compensation rate for solar customers. How will this affect their savings?

Nuclear energy pros and cons

Catherine Lane

November 22, 2019

Nuclear energy pros and cons

What are the most important pros and cons of nuclear energy? Read this article to find out.

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