Tag Archive: solar power

Tesla’s New Solar Powered Roof Shingles

July 14, 2017 1:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Solar is the new black, which means it was only a matter of time before solar roof shingles were invented. Now, thanks to the merging of the two companies, Tesla and SolarCity, it is now possible to have stylish and energy efficient roofing that powers your house’s electricity. Now, with Tesla’s Solar Roof, solar financing has never been easier or more beneficial. Elements Capital Group is here to help you secure solar loans so you... View Article

Countries That Use the Most Solar Energy

June 14, 2017 3:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Alternative energy is becoming increasingly popular. Many countries are trying to decrease their reliance on fossil fuels. Solar energy is one of the most popular ways to generate renewable energy. Other sources — such as geothermal, hydro-electric and wind farms — require special conditions. All solar energy requires is the installation of solar panels. Now is a great time to consider joining the renewable energy movement. Currently, there are great rates available for solar financing.... View Article

Your Home Solar System, Explained

May 19, 2016 10:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With the plethora of renewable energy subsidies, solar loans and other financing available, solar energy for the average homeowner is more popular than ever. You’ve probably heard by now that solar panels convert energy from the sun into usable electricity for your home — but how exactly does a home solar installation work? From the Sun to Your Utility Meter  Solar panels function as large semiconductors to absorb the energy from sunlight and convert as... View Article

What Is Solar Power, and How Does It Work?

May 17, 2016 7:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ah, solar energy: The single most abundant source of energy on the planet. As humble residents of Earth, humans rely on the energy of the sun to warm our oceans, grow our crops and light up our world. With the plummeting costs of solar panels and an increased availability of solar loans and financing, solar power is increasingly being used to power our homes and businesses directly — but how exactly does solar power work?... View Article

Solar Gadgets for the Zombie Apocalypse

May 12, 2016 10:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever watched an episode of “The Walking Dead,” you know the threat of the zombie apocalypse can really take a bite out of you. Doomsday planners the world over have already stocked up on all your basic post-apocalyptic necessities — food, water, a large quantity of firearms, etc. — but how do you cope with the loss of electricity? Enter solar energy. In the post-apocalyptic future where the coal mines lie abandoned and... View Article

Solar Loans: The Missing Link Between Consumers and Solar Energy

May 10, 2016 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Here’s the good news: Thanks to advancements in solar technology and the availability of solar loans and financing, solar panels have become increasingly cheaper over the past few years. The bad news? Psyche! There is no bad news. When it comes to solar energy and solar installation, the future is brighter than the sun. Breaking News: Solar Panels Go Global Solar panels are no... View Article

How Do Solar Panels Really Affect the Environment?

May 2, 2016 9:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Solar energy is, without a doubt, the world’s most abundant source of renewable power. What could be better than this? In addition to helping solve the current energy crisis, solar panels have another hidden secret. A recent study revealed that solar panels can cause regional cooling during the process of converting sunlight into electricity. At this point, solar energy should probably run for president — we’re not sure how much cooler solar energy can get.... View Article

The Future of Solar Energy: Solar-Powered Flying Carpets

April 29, 2016 6:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Time travel, inter-galactic spaceships and flying carpets — if you had to guess which one of these will be invented in the near future, what would your best guess be? Well, although they might not technically be made out of actual carpets, the Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI) has proposed the development of flying carpets — made from solar panels. Roughly the size of a football field, these “flying carpets” would orbit the Earth while... View Article

Home Solar — What to Ask Before You Go All In

April 27, 2016 7:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to solar energy installations, the bigger the better. Why have only a couple of solar panels when you can have an entire array of them? Before you take out those solar loans or select your financing options, however, you’ll want to know all the facts beforehand. Here’s what you need to know before you dive headfirst into the world of solar energy. Is Solar Right for My Home?  Solar photovoltaic installations can... View Article

A Lunar Colony of Self-Replicating Solar Panels? It Could Happen

March 30, 2016 8:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Solar panels and space go together like peanut butter and jelly; they were simply made for one another. Solar panels have been used in space since 1958, as the first solar-powered satellite Vanguard 1 launched into the final frontier. Now, scientists are considering the next big solar breakthrough — a colony of solar panels on the moon. According to one California high school student, solar panels on the moon are just as within the realm... View Article