Watts Up with Solar Powered Boats

Check out these four super-cool solar-powered boats. Since most recreational boating is done when the weather is nice, solar power is particularly well adapted to the task. The Constance Shuttle: The Constance solar shuttle is 100% solar powered, and operates on lake Constance, near the border between Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It carries up to 60 passengers at speeds of 15…
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Make A Positive Difference Every Day.

ATASCADERO, CA., 030118 – Mike Emrich founded Solarponics in 1975 with a single, clear mission; to install solar water heating in every compatible home on the Central Coast. Solarponics mission alone, did not clearly communicate to employees and customers exactly how Solarponics goes about achieving their mission. Thus our Vision and Commitment was added, helping…
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8 Reasons To Reconsider Home Solar

8 REASONS TO RECONSIDER HOME SOLAR. 1. Rebates: There is still currently a 30% federal tax rebate. Rebates will gradually drop beginning in 2020. 2. Control: Utility companies do not like giving up control of power generation and profits. States are enacting more regulation that is anti-solar. Utilities are adjusting rate schedules to penalize solar users. Those…
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How To Clean Solar Panels

How To Clean Solar Panels. Dirty solar panels can reduce power-generating output by 20% or more by blocking sunshine from penetrating the glass and exciting the electrons underneath. Ash fallout from wildfires has been known to reduce power production by as much as 50% if not washed off. One of our monitored solar energy sites…
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