Japanese Paper Cutting is Inspiring New Solar Panel Designs

This is such an awesome topic, I just had to share. Researchers at the University of Michigan may have figured out how to make solar panels 40% more efficient. This is incredible technology with the potential to revolutionize solar panels. Once of the challenges of solar panel use is that they sit fixed on your … Continued

3 Ways Solar Panels Will Affect Our Future

I firmly believe that we’re standing on the brink of an energy evolution. As the cost to make solar panels falls and the efficiency of the technology improves, it won’t be long until we all have solar panels and make our own clean energy at basically no cost. Here are the three big ways I … Continued

5 Types of Solar Panels

You may not be able to tell just by seeing them, but there are actually a bunch of different types of solar panels and solar cells. While some may be more effective than others, no matter which type you’re using you can rest assured that it’s a great energy alternative! Check out these various types … Continued

Connecticut Among the Highest Solar Producers per Capita

I’ve written before how about quickly solar energy is growing in our country, especially in Connecticut. It’s going to be the energy source of the future. Fossil fuels won’t last us forever, but the sun’s power will. Once everyone has accepted the possibilities, we’ll be a better planet. Connecticut, it seems, is leading the way. … Continued

7 Things You Have to Know About Solar Panels

If you’re like many people, you love the idea of solar panels, but aren’t ready to pull the trigger. Even though your costs can be mitigated with state and federal incentives, it’s still an investment. If you’re on the fence, here are some things you have to know. 1. Understand your utility company’s rates Many … Continued