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For The First Time In History U.S. Renewable Power Capacity Beats Out Coal

In April, the revolution in the capacity of renewable power broke a record. FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) released its EIU, (Energy Infrastructure Update) containing their research data for the year 2019 up to and including April. “That was enough to push renewable energy’s share of total available installed U.S. generating capacity up to 21.56%. By […]

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PG&E Bankruptcy: time to go solar

Here Come The Blackouts

The recent plan by California’s biggest power supplier to cut electricity during high wind days and wildfire season could sink millions of users into darkness.   Pacific Gas & Electric made the decision of cutting power during summer due to last year’s Camp Fire, which was the most disastrous in California history. Though this plan […]

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How Does Solar Power Help the Environment?

In our current world, the excessive use of things like automobiles, electrical generators, industrial machinery and chimneys from production factories, has dramatically increased the carbon footprint in our environment. Most of these products are of enormous benefit and their usage cannot be compromised, but they are also accompanied by great environmental damages.    It’s a […]

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China Leading the World to Electric Cars

The government of China forced all automakers operating in the country to meet minimum requirements for new-energy vehicles starting in January 2019. This included plug-in hybrids, all-electric vehicles and fuel-cell cars. Their plan resembles cap-and-trade systems being used worldwide for reducing carbon emissions. Automakers that don’t meet the quota can purchase credits from competitors that […]

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PG&E Bankruptcy: time to go solar

How PG&E Bankruptcy Leads to Increased Energy Costs

California’s largest electricity supplier, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), filed for bankruptcy on January 29. The company is anticipating large-scale legal claims. As this matter could take years to resolve, millions of PG&E customers could be facing an increase in their energy bills. According to experts, PG&E’s rates are most likely to increase when the […]

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Solar Panels

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Are you wondering how solar panels can supply your energy and save you money? Here’s the rundown of how solar energy works to power solar panels. What is Solar Energy? The sun produces photons, which are tiny packets of energy that travel to the Earth. Photons generate solar energy, which is then turned into electricity […]

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2019 Is The Year to Go Solar

Many homeowners who have been waiting for the “right” time to go solar are beginning to see that 2019 is the year to make that leap. There are two main reason. First, the big California utilities, like Southern California Edison, working with the California Public Utilities Commission, are planning to put all homeowners on a […]

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