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The History of Solar: When Was Solar Power Invented?

July 28, 2020

Throughout time, civilizations have attempted to harness the power of the sun’s energy in a variety of different ways. In fact, the earliest recorded usage of solar “power” comes from the Ancient Egyptians who used the sun to power their homes. In that sense, solar power has existed for millennia. But solar power as we...

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Fact vs Myth: Can Solar Energy Really Power an Entire House?

July 15, 2020

One of the most frequently asked questions by homeowners in regard to solar power is, “can it really power my entire house?” The answer to that is actually quite simple – yes, solar can indeed power your entire home. But explaining exactly how solar energy can power the entirety of your home is a little...

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Solar vs Wind: Which Energy Source is Best?

July 3, 2020

Renewable energy sources come in many different forms. Two of the most popular forms of renewable energy are wind and solar power, with each of those energy sources coming with their own unique set of benefits. Making the initial decision to embrace renewable energies is undoubtedly the first step toward saving money, reducing your carbon...

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Why Your Carbon Footprint Matters & How Solar Power Can Reduce It

June 22, 2020

Over the last two decades, the term “carbon footprint” has become relatively common place in discussions about the environment. As conversations about climate change have intensified, so too has the scientific evidence surrounding it. For the most part, people understand that the bigger their carbon footprint, the worse it is for the planet. And while...

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Here’s How Solar Power Helps Homeowners Achieve Financial Stability

June 2, 2020

COVID-19 has thrust countless businesses, families, and homeowners into a period of uncertainty. Anxieties over foundational aspects of life such as job security, finances, and physical health have left people around the world in exceptionally unique and challenging situations. But look thoughtfully enough into any dark cloud and a silver lining emerges.  For homeowners, the...

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4 Reasons Why this Summer is the Perfect Time to Install Solar

May 16, 2020

Making the transition to solar energy can not only save homeowners thousands of dollars, it can also reduce the impact of their carbon footprint on the planet. Moreover, there are even lots of lesser known benefits of transitioning the renewable energy source. But while the benefits of solar are becoming common knowledge, there are still...