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
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
When people think of getting rooftop solar, their first thought may be the more the better. This sounds like common sense. More solar panels will generate more clean energy and that can mean more savings on electricity. But that's not always the case, and sometimes when installing solar … [Read more...] about We’re A Solar Company. And We’re Telling You Not to Cover Your Whole Roof With Solar Panels.
The clean energy economy is booming in Virginia. Between 2014–2017, solar installations in the Commonwealth have grown from 17 MW to 192 MW, a 1,029% increase. Meanwhile, in just the last year, Virginia's solar industry added more than 1,200 new jobs to the economy. You've probably seen at least one … [Read more...] about Can Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?
Every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year. Solar energy is the technology used to harness the sun's energy and make it useable. Today, the technology produces less than one tenth of one percent of global energy demand. Many people … [Read more...] about Pollution and Noise Free Energy