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    Portable Solar Power Systems

    Did you know that the amount of energy produced by all of the world’s nations is still less than the amount of energy provided to Earth by the sun in a single hour? The sun is, without a doubt, the biggest power plant on the planet, and for that reason, everyone who leads a self-sufficient […] More

  • Is Tesla’s Solar Tile Roof Right For You?

    Tesla’s solar roofing tile is now available for pre-order. Should you go for it? Ultimately, Tesla’s goal is for you to use their products to power your home with 100% clean and renewable energy. Tesla’s solar tiles work in tandem with their Powerwall battery pack to power your home and save you money in the […] More

  • Solar Stations

    The solar energy conversation is buzzing with the introduction of Tesla’s solar roofing tiles. But you don’t need to buy a $50,000 solar roof to clean up your energy footprint. There are less expensive ways to dip your toes in the wellspring of solar energy. The answer is a solar station, which also opens the possibility of […] More

  • The Solar Roof That Will Cost The Same As Shingle Roofs

    The way Elon Musk tells it, today’s solar panels have the same problem electric cars once did—they look funny and don’t work that well. He doesn’t think solar-paneled roofs will truly take off until they’re as attractive and as inexpensive as other kinds of roofs. He made his point—with lifesize visual aids—in October 2016 on […] More

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    Solar Drinking Water

    You can use solar power to pump water, you can use solar power to heat water, and you can use use solar power to purify water, but what if you could use solar power to make water. A few dreamers are working toward this reality. In June 2016, Artist Ap Verheggen unveiled WaterCube. Watch the […] More

  • Sustainability 101: How To Build A Solar Oven

    You know those hot summer days when you can see heat waves rising from the sidewalk, and people say things like “that sun’s hot enough to fry an egg”? Well, there’s more wisdom to that statement than you might think. More