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Power Companies Caught Using Every Dirty Trick In The Book To Block Consumer Solar Panels

Power Companies Caught Using Every Dirty Trick In The Book To Block Consumer Solar Panels

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Power companies are increasingly using deceptive means to trick consumers as a means of hanging onto their monopoly. When you move into a new home, one of the first things you do is turn on the power. That generally involves calling just one company because the government has […]

How Much Can You Save With Solar? Check Out My Bills And See

How Much Can You Save With Solar? Check Out My Bills And See

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit So you’ve been thinking about going solar, but you just don’t know if it’s really worth it. You’re thinking, well, if I finance or lease solar panels, I’ll have to make monthly payments, so what kind of savings does that really represent? It depends, and it’s up to […]

San Francisco Will Require Solar Panels On New Buildings

San Francisco Will Require Solar Panels On New Buildings

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit San Francisco unanimously passed a city ordinance to mandate that all new buildings be fitted with solar panels.  The State of California already mandates that a large percentage of new construction allocate 15 percent of its rooftop as “solar ready,” meaning that it would be possible to install […]

Scientific Ignorance Rules The Day In Batsh*t Crazy Town Rejecting Deadly Solar Panels

Scientific Ignorance Rules The Day In Batsh*t Crazy Town Rejecting Deadly Solar Panels

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Solar panels rejected by town fearful of cancer and concern that the solar panels will suck up all the energy from the sun. As the son of a scientist, I can’t even tell you what it does to me to have to write this, but here goes. A […]

President Carter First To Use Solar Panels On The White House In 1979 – Guess Who Took Them Down?

President Carter First To Use Solar Panels On The White House In 1979 – Guess Who Took Them Down?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit On June 20, 1979, solar panels were installed on the roof of the White House. It was the first time any president had done so, back when solar energy was just a concept. John Wihbey with Yale’s Climate Connections writes: “For President Jimmy Carter, it had been nearly […]