Solar power

Solar Roofing Systems; The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

November 3, 2014

The government is giving away a 30% tax credit to homeowners who install solar panels or Photovoltaic Systems. One requirement is the system has to capture energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. The problem up until now is that your only option was to place big, bulky unattractive panels on your roof. […]

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Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm Unveiled

July 10, 2014

A Brazilian utility has become home to the largest rooftop solar power farm in Latin America. The farm is installed at the administrative headquarters of Eletrosul in Santa Catarina (Brazil) and can generate up to 1.2 GWh per year. Related Posts:Solar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The […]

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Martifer Solar awarded solar project in Jordan

May 17, 2014

In order to reach their goal of generating 10% of the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 2020, the government of Jordan has awarded a contract to a emerging solar energy company based in Portugal. Ma’an, Jordan will soon be home to a 10 Megawatt solar PV plant thanks to Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of […]

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Solar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank Says

December 19, 2013

In a recent report, The World Bank said that solar power is one of the key elements of its Country Partnership Strategy with India. The organization said it will circulate the findings of the study to central and state governments to spread an understanding of the issues and analysis presented. Related Posts: Solar Power Conference […]

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Let It Shine Chronicles The History of Solar Power

December 8, 2013

The history of mankind’s technological use of solar power is thoroughly chronicled in a new book penned by John Perlin. With Let it Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy, solar and forest conservation expert Perlin takes the reader on a journey that stretches back to ancient times, around 2,500 years ago, when Greek architects […]

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