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5 Financial Benefits of Going Solar

     Alternative energy brings benefits not only to our environment, but also Solar energy provides great benefits towards your bill.     [TRANSCRIPT]     Alternative energy would be all the latest craze and, understandably, so fuel-produced energy is mostly not beneficial to the environment. However, the attraction of avoiding high electric and…

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The truth about solar panels

Solar power has seen record growth over the past decade, created an incredible number of new jobs, and is one of the most affordable forms of generating energy. But with all of those panels popping up across rooftops and open areas, what happens when it comes time to replace them? And do the environmental impacts…

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Energy 101: Solar Power

Our animated correspondent, ‘Little Lee Patrick Sullivan,’ continues our “Energy 101” series with an inside look at solar power technology. He breaks down the different types of solar devices and how they work, detailing the pros and cons of this renewable energy source.   [TRANSCRIPT]   Hi, I’m Lea Patrick Sullivan with energy now, and…

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How Does Solar Energy Work?

Find out how do solar panels work and convert solar energy to electricity. Source     [TRANSCRIPT]     Every day the sun shines more than 3 trillion watts of free energy on the earth. That’s enough energy to power over 3 million homes for an entire year. Being produced every day, solar panels harness…

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How solar energy got so cheap, and why it’s not

   A lot speaks for solar energy. It’s clean, renewable – and now even cheaper than energy from fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Sounds pretty great, right? But it only makes up a tiny bit of global electricity production. Why don’t we use a lot more of it yet?     We’re destroying…

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What is Solar Energy?

This video gives a simple but compelling introduction to solar energy. Did you know that all of the energy we use comes from the sun,? You probably know that’s true for solar panels, but the sun is also the ultimate source for energy generated by wind, water, and fossil fuels. Watch this video to learn…

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4 Year Update

4 year solar panel review – Are they still worth it? It’s been almost 4 years since I had solar panels installed on my house. To start comparing quotes and simplify insurance-buying, check out Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/undecided. Thanks to Policygenius for sponsoring this video! In general they’ve been performing pretty close to what was promised, but…

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint With Solar Power

We often hear the word carbon footprint. But, what exactly does it mean and how does going solar help? In today’s blog, we are going to discuss these facts and more.     Continue reading to learn about how your carbon footprint is measured and how you can help reduce it. And, if you are…

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