solar power

Solar Power at Sea [INFOGRAPHIC]

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Solar Energy|

When it comes to collecting the sun’s rays, we’ve placed solar panels almost everywhere – on rooftops, open farmland, and even on moving vehicles – and now we’re trying to take solar out to sea. Floating solar panels on the ocean could have a huge impact across the world; but of course, the salty sea comes with its own set of challenges. Share This Infographic On Your SitePlease include attribution to http://www.solartechonline.com/ with this graphic. The Story of Solar and [...]

SolarTech Shares Solar Industry Insight

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Industry News|

SolarTech contributed several articles on third party sites to showcase the latest news in the solar industry. To read more about the shared insight, take a look at the articles below. Solar Solutions: The Sharing Economy's Next BIG Thing on The Boss Magazine Solar Power Rebates and Incentives in California on NaturalNews Practical Power - Tips for Saving Energy at Home on The Snug SolarTech is proud to serve more than 45 cities in the United States and internationally. Contact [...]

Top 4 Misconceptions about Solar Power

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Solar Energy|

Solar panels are in the forefront of modern solutions for sustainable energy. Over the last five decades, production of PV solar panels across the world has increased dramatically. Solar power has opened up as a realistic option for many homeowners who may have considered it impossible to achieve. Solar panels are one of the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly ways to begin generating domestic energy. Their carbon-neutral status makes them eligible for helpful financial support and grants. However, despite all [...]

The Best Cities for Solar Power

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Industry News, Solar Energy|

A mounting body of data suggests that the solar power industry has begun to hit its stride within the United States. In 2013, a record-breaking number of panels were installed in the U.S. — a solar panel was installed panels installed every three minutes in 2013 — and that attitude towards sustainable energy has continued through 2015 with 1,383 megawatts of solar capacity installed in the United States. In part, this new approach to solar power is thanks to the [...]

Brand Highlight – SMA Solar Inverters

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Solar Energy|

One of the most significant parts of any solar photovoltaic (PV) system, is the solar inverter. While it's the panels that work to harness the energy from the sun — it's the inverter that processes that energy into something that the electricity grid, and home can use. As perhaps the hardest working component in any solar power system, it's crucial for consumers and businesses alike to ensure they have access to the best in the business. SMA systems are the [...]

Brand Highlight: Phono Solar Panels

2016-12-20T23:13:58+00:00 Solar Energy|

The Phono Solar Technology Company has been in the renewable energy business since 2004, bringing a unique renewable energy solution to both residential and commercial customers across the globe.  Phono solar focuses on the implementation of renewable energy products and offers state-of-the-art technological solutions to help mitigate the effects of energy consumption on the non-renewable resources within the global economy. With a complete renewable energy solution, Phono Solar includes high-efficiency solar models, an energy management unit, portable power solutions, and [...]

Here Comes the Sun: Your Guide to Solar Power [INFOGRAPHIC]

2016-12-20T23:13:59+00:00 Solar Energy|

As of 2014, there are more than 645,000 homes throughout the U.S. with solar power units. Solar power can help a homeowner to save money on their energy bill, and while they are expensive to install, prices are dropping. Also, installing solar can help a homeowner to reduce their carbon footprint. As the technology continues to advance, solar power will only become more efficient. Tax breaks offered by the government currently make solar more affordable, so now is a great [...]

San Diego Solar Power: Hot Spots of the Green Divide

2017-06-07T21:34:12+00:00 Industry News|

San Diego sunshine offers much more than great beach days. Environment California has recently named San Diego second in the nation for solar power installation. The importance of renewable resources has been heavily documented for the past decade, and San Diego is taking leaps forward in green living. Solar distribution varies around the city. A study of hot spots shows a pattern of certain geographical and income-based attributes. Depending on your home’s location and design, solar installation is typically in [...]

5 Innovative Solar Powered Vehicles

2016-12-20T23:14:00+00:00 Industry News|

You don’t need to have an engineering background to picture them in your head: Solar powered vehicles. Fast, sleek, and shiny, with solar panels reflecting the light as they zoom at top speed – and without gasoline. Yet it’s remarkable to see just how far the technology has come, because it’s not just cars anymore – now, solar energy is being utilized to create efficient and eco-friendly airplanes, buses, and more. Although solar panels are now becoming a big player [...]

How to Sell Residential Solar Energy Back to the Utility

2017-04-19T17:01:06+00:00 Solar Energy|

So you’ve gone ahead and taken the leap: You’ve installed solar panels in your home or office. You’re feeling pretty good about this decision – you’re pulling in eco-friendly, renewable energy; the panels were cost-effective and the installation was seamless; you’re confident that you’ll be saving money in energy costs year after year. But here’s an added bonus you might not have known about: you can sell your solar power back to a utility company. That’s right – for savvy [...]