You probably think you already know how to read your electric bill, but if you’re like most Americans, you may actually be making several mistakes as you go through the document. Here are the top five things you need to know about how to read your bill correctly. Continue reading
Sometimes it feels like news moves at the speed of light! Here’s a round up of solar energy news for the week of August 10th, 2015. Continue reading
Dan Iuster’s house looks completely ordinary from the outside. He has solar panels on his roof, but in Santa Cruz that’s not uncommon. What you don’t see when you just look at the Dan’s house is that it’s the culmination of a successful public private partnership that is putting home solar energy systems within the reach of average residents of Santa Cruz. Continue reading
Google launched Project Sunroof today, a new website that allows homeowners to receive an estimate of how much they could save by switching to solar for their home’s energy needs. We’re glad to see such an industry titan join the solar tech revolution, though admittedly this is a feature we added to our platform nearly two years ago. Continue reading
Sometimes it feels like news moves at the speed of light! Here’s a round up of Solar energy news for the week of August 10th, 2015. Continue reading
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) — a leading research center propelled by the motto “Bringing science solutions to the world” — released its eighth Tracking the Sun report today. EnergySage’s solar marketplace data was included for the first time in this report, and is part of the Lab’s ongoing efforts to include new sources of relevant industry information. Continue reading
Did you know that the electricity rates that your utility charges increase every year?
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average electricity price for an American household increased nearly 3% between 2013 to 2014. This can vary significantly based on which state you live. The average annual increase can be between 1% and 6%.
Sometimes it feels like news moves at the speed of light! Here’s a round up of Solar energy news for the week of August 3rd, 2015. Continue reading
What does growing cannabis in Colorado, greens in South Korea, and sustaining life in space all have in common? While it may sound like the setup to a bad joke, all three are actually related to the future of modern agriculture. Indoor agriculture enables individuals to control all of the variables that go into farming, but it also means that the farmer has to recreate all of the natural conditions on earth — from the soil in the earth to the sun in the sky. Solar power can and will play a big part in making this all achievable. Continue reading