Author Archives: Jenny Kim

The Looming Solar Panel Waste Crisis

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Sustainability is about more than just finding renewable energy sources. We’ve all heard the statistics: renewable energy is expected to overtake fossil fuels in terms of volume by 2026. Solar panels offset about 50 grams of CO2 per kilowatt-hour of electricity produced. The planet could temporarily reach 1.5 degrees of warming compared to pre-industrial levels…

Are Solar Panels Safe?

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Solar power has become a viable option for powering homes and businesses around the world. It is becoming more affordable every day and this means that more and more people are going solar. This has increased the demand for solar panels, and more people have questions about the installation and maintenance of solar systems. One…

Solar Panel Dimensions

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Solar power has become a very common way to generate electricity from renewable energy sources. Solar panels are becoming cheaper every year, and they can now be installed at home or businesses without breaking the bank. Before you want to purchase your solar panels, however, you might want to begin by working out how many…

Your Guide to the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP)

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel

If you’re looking for information on smart grid standards, this Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) guide by Green Building Elements is a perfect place to start. SGIP is a public-private partnership created to develop and promote voluntary consensus standards for the smart grid. What Is the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel? The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel…

11 Tips for Living Without Electricity (Survive & Thrive Off-Grid)

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The need to live without electricity isn’t easy for many people. Understanding how to create energy, store food and water, and stay warm can be daunting. But it’s not impossible. This article will offer tips to help you get started on your journey to off-grid living. 1. Stock Up on Essential Items Off-grid living can…