Archive for Solar Resources

Solar Energy Around the World: How the U.S. Compares

All around the world, businesses, governments, and individual consumers are waking up to the power and potential of solar energy. While part of this is due to a growing awareness of the threat of climate change, recent improvements in solar technology — combined with more affordable photovoltaic (PV) systems — have played a key role in the global adoption of solar.

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Why More Businesses Are Going Solar

For a long time, the main argument for commercial solar power was that it was good for the environment. While that hasn’t changed — solar is still a much cleaner alternative to fossil fuels — a new crop of businesses in Pennsylvania is embracing solar power for more immediately pragmatic reasons.

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Is My House Right for Solar Panels?

Solar energy is no longer the wave of the future. It’s already here. Thanks to falling solar panel prices and aggressive government incentives, photovoltaic system installations have grown exponentially over the past ten years. That’s because in addition to being among the cleanest renewable energy sources on the planet, solar power is also one of the least expensive. Consequently, more and more homeowners are installing solar energy panels to eliminate monthly electric bills and free themselves from the unpredictability of utility-sourced energy.

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Should You Have Grid-Tied or Off-Grid Solar Power?

The United States is pushing solar energy heavily, offering a wide range of benefits, tax incentives and more to help people just like you adopt solar energy for your home or business. Renewable electricity is a great way for you to increase the value of your home, make a commitment to the health of the planet and save some money too.

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