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Learn about the latest solar energy news, and the up-and-coming solar products which make the best use of technological advancements in solar power.

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How to Use Solar Air Heating in Your House

Fuel prices may increase at anytime, but sunshine will always be free. And this is why many people are turning to solar air heating systems to keep their homes comfortable during the winter season....
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Solar Batteries: The Future of Solar Power [Infographic]

One of the keys to mainstream solar adoption is efficient batteries that can effectively store the power for use during times when there is no available sun. The infographic below outlines all of the benefits...
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Solar Glass Now Allows Large Scale Building Developments

It looks like solar power won’t just be for the homeowner anymore but also for condo residents and office workers. A company in Maryland called SolarWindow Technologies boasts a new line of product that allows...
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Getting Started with Solar Water Heating for Your Home

After solar power, solar water heating is often the next step that homeowners take to make their home more sustainable. A solar water heating system works by converting sunlight into heat using a solar thermal...
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Solar Power meets Med Tech in this Touch-Sensitive Electronic Skin for Next-Gen Prosthetics

A new development from the University of Glasgow in Scotland will allow patients with artificial limbs to gain touch sensitivity in their prosthetics. While this is impressive in itself, the limbs are also solar-powered, meaning...

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewable power

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century), which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next...
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Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof

Here is an inconvenient truth that advocates of alternative energy sources are reluctant to admit – solar panels are an eyesore. Especially in a residential setting, they detract from the aesthetic of any house,...

How To Install Solar Panels on A Sailboat

Make the most of the sun’s energy when you’re out on the water by installing solar panels to your sailboat! This is an in-depth video on how you can install a solar panel system on...
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9 Tips to Make Installing Solar Panels at Home Easier

Installing solar panels for your home is a relatively new and popular kind of home improvement that’s taking North America by storm. Solar panels boost the value of your home, and provide enough savings...
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How to Choose the Right Residential Solar Panel System

Before you decide which home solar power system is right for you, you have to consider your available sunlight, required system size, economics, and the local permits you’ll be required to have. First, you have...

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