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Solar panel reflectors
Solar photovoltaic

Using reflectors to increase the yield of solar panels

...solar power generation: 10 questions to ask a solar panel installation contractor All about solar batteries for home power storage Choosing between a so...

Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

Bullfrog Power makes clean renewable energy available to all of us.

...power I use is green?" They don't, that's not how it works. Even if you have solar panels on your roof, the actual electricity you use is for the most part not ...

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

...solar power on the fly - charge your devices easily while hiking or camping, or just walking down the street wearing your swanky solar-panel pants. No word on a...

Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...power at off-peak times to pump water to a location where it is ready to be released and generate hydroelectric power. There are close to a dozen facilities lik...

How solar panels work
Renewable energy

All about solar panels - the different options and how they work

...solar power today and how this technology is being applied throughout Canada and the world. About solar - how it works While the specifics behind solar powe...

Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

All about off-grid power generation

...power from the batteries and solar panels out to the house, it can also convert AC power from the generator (or for others' setups, the power grid) into DC powe...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...solar energy. In a world of passive, self-sustaining mini-power stations, would the need for fossil fuel actually evaporate along with the need for a power cord...

Lithium-ion solar home battery
Solar photovoltaic

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

...solar arrays, because the inverters in a solar array system require power to begin making power, regardless of whether they are tied to the grid or not. Smart...

Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...solar power but count on it as a means to reduce your bills by supplementing grid power, you might be better to orient them more towards the west. This will giv...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...solar thermal collector? A photovoltaic (PV) solar collector converts solar radiation into electricity , but a solar thermal collector is much simpler than th...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...power source. Meaning, if you live next to a nuclear power station or a gas or coal plant, that is how your house is powered. If you live closer to a hydroelect...

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