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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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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Solar PLUS Battery Storage. The New Norm.

Solar and Battery Storage. The New Norm. In the last month or so, we’ve seen an increase in interest for residential battery storage. There are several reasons for that. First and foremost, our energy rates keep increasing. Peak demand rates are hovering in the 40¢ range. Second, battery storage is now affordable and reliable. It…
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