Archived Solar Energy Articles and Blog Posts
Because our solar energy blog has so much content, we move some of the older articles to this page so you can still reference them as needed.
(Note: The date on the article is the date it was archived, not the date it was originally posted.)
Are you wondering which is the right portable solar product for you? Do you know where to start in your search? Consider this...when choosing any piece of equipment, knowing the variables of the different products is an excellent place to start. When that piece of equipment is a generator, or power supply system, the variables may include size, output power, noise, energy source, and endurance according to Sunrnr.
The first look at comprehensive data on energy generation infrastructure added in the United States in 2013 shows a big jump in solar, a massive decline in wind, and natural gas dominant.
Overall, with demand fairly flat just 14,207 megawatts of new capacity came online in 2013, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. That’s less than half the 29,710 MW added in the previous year.
It used to be that spending time in the great outdoors meant disconnecting from the real world – truly spending some time alone with Mother Nature. That is no longer the case. Though there are still not outlets in the middle of the wilderness for you to plug in your cell phone, new technology is emerging that allows you to take your devices with you and charge them using the sun. Other devices are built to be charged by the sun. Read on to hear about some exciting new technology that you can use on your next camping trip.
Buying a solar generator is a smart investment to be prepared for anything. The government may be able to control the power grid, but probably not the sun. Go green, buy a solar generator! Here are the top five reasons why:
There is a power source that you can use for your cabin that involves no gas, no exhaust, and no sound. That power source is the sun. To use it, you do not need any ugly solar panels on the roof of your house. With a solar generator from Alternative Energy, Inc., you can get reliable off-grid power for your cabin, and never have an outage again! Solar energy solutions from Alternative Energy, Inc. are the best solution for all of your power problems.
The weekend is here! The weather is cooling down! You have no plans for the weekend ...
Do you have your Bug Out Bag in order?
These bags are designed to get your out of an emergency situation and sustain you until help or a solution arrives.
So what do you need?
SUNRNR SUN 110 solar generator gets put to the test when it's used to power an entire deck reconstruction project!
One area any prepper can not take lightly is power. In any doomsday scenario, power may be the first to go. Even though power may not be as essential as food, water, or shelter, it could be the difference between life and death.
A recent article by The Washington Times explains how it is now easier for more small power generators in the state of Vermont to get paid for any excess electricity they produce. That power can now be sent back onto the electric grid, according to a new law signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday.
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson recently wrote a great article on The Huffington Post about how architect Dominic Stevens moved to a completely Biodegradable home. Stevens now wants to sell it and move into an even smaller one.
Would you live in a completely biodegradable home? Read more here and see photos!
The Coatesville Solar Initiative is a huge positive for the entire community. An article in the Daily Local News points out the high points of shifting the focus to a more positive plan of action with the Coatesville Solar Initiative. Read the entire article here.