American Solar Challenge 2018, A Challenging Race Route

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American Solar Challenge 2018, A Challenging Race Route and New Regulations Whether you are a current member on a solar car team, an alumni of a team, or just interested in solar car racing, you’ve probably heard some details about the upcoming 2018 American Solar Challenge race route. The race will begin in Omaha, Nebraska […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth is going Solar

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Walt Disney World has recently started a new initiative in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and solar project developer Origis Energy USA to bring a new, 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility online by the end of 2018. This solar facility will generate enough renewable clean energy to power two of the four theme parks […]

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Fascinating Solar Energy Facts for Children

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Fascinating Solar Energy Facts for Children Are your kids asking questions about solar energy? Solar energy is something all kids should understand. After all, they can’t really miss it – it’s all around us! You might be surprised how much your kids already know about solar energy. Maybe they’ve spotted solar panels on their friend’s roof or […]

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Health & Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

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Homeowners and utilities alike are choosing solar energy at a faster rate than ever before in the United States. The explosive growth of solar power is partly a result of the falling cost of solar panels. Rebates and incentives have also contributed to the United States’ biggest year ever for solar. But decreasing costs are only one […]

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Solar Technology for Farming and Urban Gardening

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Solar technology for farming and urban gardening Solar-powered devices aren’t just for the off-grid adventurers and power-hungry gadget-loving crowd, they’re also quite useful in the farm and urban garden, as they can provide the juice needed to fulfill many basic functions for the small grower and farmer alike. Alternative energy has a long history on […]

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Tiny House for Off-the-Grid Living

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An Egg-Shaped Tiny House Built for Off-the-Grid Living The Ecocapsule includes details designed to boost its efficiency, from a water filtration system to a roof outfitted with solar panels and a wind turbine. If you’ve ever fantasized about going off the grid, that dream could soon become reality. A new housing alternative designed by architecture […]