Do solar panels pose a fire risk?

Do solar panels pose a fire risk? Fires from solar panels are not impossible, but they are very rare. Solar panels are not even close to being on the top 10 list of causes of home fires. This list includes: cooking, heating equipment, smoking, electric appliances, candles, children playing with fire, faulty wiring, flammable liquids,…
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Solar-Powered Cars?

Watts Up With Solar-Powered Cars? Check out these two super cool solar-powered cars. For years, the concept of solar-powered cars has loomed over the electric car industry as a hopeful, possible future. But there are many who argue that this concept is not only impractical, it is basically impossible. But the innovators behind Lightyear One,…
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Cities at the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution

Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. Rounding out the top 10 are: #10: Denver #9: San Francisco #8: New York #7: Indianapolis #6: San Antonio #5: Honolulu #4: San Jose #3: Phoenix…
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Make A Positive Difference Every Day.

ATASCADERO, CA., 03118 – Mike Emrich founded Solarponics in 1975 with a single, clear mission; to make a positive difference every day by installing 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…
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