If Your School, Hospital or Business is Planning to Go Solar, Make Sure that Your Installer Has a Good Plan for Positioning Solar Panels on Your Roof, Parking Canopy or Ground Mount In the last couple years, installing a solar energy system on site has become more and more popular for homeowners … [Read more...] about What Direction Should Solar Panels Face? Probably South, but It Depends.
When people think of solar energy, they may first think of its benefits for the environment. By replacing fossil fuels, solar power and other clean energy sources reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which helps slow climate disruption. Clean energy also reduces local pollution of water and air that can … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Solar Power Helps the Economy
Happy World Environment Day! World Environment Day was first celebrated in 1974, and has since become a platform to raise awareness on various issues our environment faces such as air pollution, sea-level rise, food insecurity, plastic pollution and more. The first World Environment Day held … [Read more...] about World Environment Day & Solar Power
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and the General Assembly have set a goal to make the state's electricity grid 100% clean by 2050. If there is any hope for us to achieve this target, it will take a commitment from a team of companies and organizations dedicated to renewable energy- especially … [Read more...] about Reaching Virginia’s Clean Energy Goals Will Require Solar Everywhere from Homes to Schools to Utilities
On December 16th, four high school students who participated in fall 2019 in our classroom program on clean energy, Throwing Solar Shade®, gave presentations in an online event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon®. Student presentations shared research findings on … [Read more...] about Students Present Research on Solar Energy on a National Stage