Category Archives: alternative energy

San Diego Electric Rate Hike Up To 39%

The San Diego utility announced that customers will see a noticeable increase in their home energy bill beginning in September, 2013. The average customer will have a rate increase, up to 39%. Solar power costs less than utility power
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Solar panel manufacturers rush to improve efficiency

The costs of solar panels are dropping quickly. The decline in solar prices is compelling manufacturers to find ways to cut costs and improve the amount of power solar cells can convert from sunlight …
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Apple and Samsung looking into organic solar technology

Gadgets from Apple and Samsung could be going solar. A recent report showed that both companies have been looking into solar technologies to power future devices. They have been heavily focusing on organic photovoltaic cells, a technology that generates a lower sunlight-to-electricity …
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Study: Solar Panels reduce heating and cooling costs

Solar panels not only help you save significant money on electricity while helping the environment, they also can reduce heating and cooling costs of your home or business. The solar panels basically act as roof shades.
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Before you go solar – Learn to conserve!

A solar energy system is an investment. Before considering solar electricity, it’s a good idea to look at how much energy you are consuming, how much it costs, and how investing in conservation can affect the bottom line. …
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