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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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Yosemite National Park goes solar

The vegetation at Yosemite National park has run on solar energy for millions of years. Humans are finally following nature’s example and using solar panels to power their facilities…
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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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Can standardized permitting reduce solar power costs?

Installation costs for solar panels can be reduced by 50 cents per watt by synchronizing the solar permitting process from town to town. According to recent reports, discrepancies have been found in permitting that can cost consumers…
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