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Opportunities in Solar Panels: They Do Make Homes More Valuable

A new study says that buyers are willing to pay more for homes with rooftop solar panels

Solar Cell Paint In The Spotlight

Earthtechling: The technology was commercialized in 1994 by Dyesol, an Australian solar company that sells various DSC products and supplies internationally. Each DSC, covered in titania (a white pigm

Super Soaker Inventor Takes Aim At Solar Power

When you think of Lonnie Johnson, the first thought to pop up in your head is probably that famous water gun he created. His not-so-little invention, the Super Soaker, has been a big hit with kids for

Solar Roofing: Why Is It Becoming So Popular?

More and more homeowners are taking advantage of the renewable energy solution solar roofing. Fundamentally, it can save you money on your energy bills and cut the property’s carbon footprint so

Solar-Powered Light Bulb

At $20, it may not seem like a light bulb worth buying. However, when you consider its solar-powered abilities, it’s hard to believe no one thought of it before! The solar-powered light bulb by

Transparent Solar Film Coming Soon to A Window Near You

Phys.org: One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transpar

“Solar Power” Without the Sun

Fast Company: Photovoltaic cells are best known for turning sunlight into electrical power—and they’re big business. But did you know that there’s a type of PV cell that eats heat in

The Future of Solar Power?

Did you know that there are almost 46,000 square miles of paved surfaces in the United States mainland alone? That’s the same area as Ohio. Now imagine how much energy could be produced if all

Putting A Solar Twist On An Old Idea

Knoxville News Sentinel: Matthew Davis, a 1995 industrial design graduate of Purdue University, has developed a solar boiler electrical generator and heat machine that converts solar energy to usable

Solar Business for Everyone

photo credit: Jesse Wagstaff Want to get into the solar business but don’t know anything about electricty? No problem, says the NY Times, neither do these guys: Technology advances and falling p