Renewable Energy Big Pic: Part 1 (Including 34 Charts & Graphs)

As the end of the year approaches, this post concerning renewable energy from Zach Shahan at Clean Technica provides an excellent string of information. We will follow up on this post with Part 2. Renewable Energy Big Pic: Part 1 (Including 34 Charts & Graphs) (via Clean Technica)   As I mentioned in my article covering the latest US Solar Market Insight report (which I just published a few hours ago), I was “out of the office” today giving a presentation on solar power…

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Solar Power Prices Should Continue Falling Through 2025

Prices for solar modules—the part of solar panels that produce electricity—will continue to fall, in line with the long-term trend since 1980, according to a survey of experts by Near Zero, , a nonprofit energy research organization. However, for prices to keep falling for the long term will require continued commitment to research, such as on materials used for making solar modules.

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Guest Post: How to Build a Solar Concentrator for Solar Hot Water

Blog writer James Vasanth has written to share his insights with readers on the daunting DIY task of building a solar concentrator for solar hot water. He writes, “In this post, I’ll discuss some key points including how to build your own 2-axis parabolic concentrator.” Thanks, James. The “how-to” steps are welcome, however, a ready made version sounds even better after counting all the steps.

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Eco-Friendly Home-Improvements: Britain to Show the World How it’s Done!!

This flagship initiative is really set to grip Britain in a house-renovating, environment-saving, bill-reducing frenzy. Its name: The Green Deal. A shocking amount of carbon emissions are constantly being released into the atmosphere, which is extremely harmful to the environment. Some seemingly small changes to properties can make all the difference in reducing these emissions. For example,

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