Support for Solar Power crosses political party lines

Remember, while only five of the 54 Republicans in the Senate voted in agreement with the statement that “climate change is real, caused by human activity, and that Congress should do something about it”, among their constituents, the numbers are much different, where 63 percent of Republicans think the federal government should “limit the release of…

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Not all solar panels are created equal

Even though every panel is rated out to 20 to 25 years, that does not mean they are all necessarily equal, nor will a panel developed for use in warm, arid areas be the best choice in the colder Northern climates: Manufacturers can differentiate themselves from their competitors and optimize their module designs for the…

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Thoughts on climate change

Even though only 63% of Americans believe that the planet is warming, and even fewer Americans (41%) believe that there is a consensus among scientists that climate change is happening, 77% support funding of research into renewable energy. Thankfully we can all agree on something! http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2015/04/what-americans-think-about-climate-change-in-seven-maps.html

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What Solar Modules are the Most Effiecient? The SunPower we use are pretty nice.

21.5% SunPower solar modules hold the commercial solar module efficiency record. SunPower’s SPR-327NE-WHT-D modules are also the leading solar modules in solar module yield field tests, and other SunPower solar modules come in #2 and #3 in those tests. (For those of you to who this matters or is interesting, SunPower is a US-based solar panel company.) Source

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