Lost in a sea of conflicting information on solar installers, panel makers, and various subsidies? We're here to help. Here's 7 things you need to know about putting solar panels on your rooftop.
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As a boom of solar panels continues to be installed on buildings throughout the U.S., companies, groups and even every day people can make money off of funding this clean energy transition.
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A competitor to bankrupt Abound Solar has offered to recycle about 100,000 of the company's discarded solar panels after Colorado officials deemed the material hazardous waste.
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And by 2020, the solar industry will have completely "paid back" the energy it took to produce the world's panels. Solar panels make energy, but they take energy to make, too. And, until about 2010 or so, the solar panel industry used more electricity than it produced, according to a new analysis. Now, the industry is set to "pay back" the energy it used by 2020. The study...
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Solar panels are breaking through into the mainstream. Last year there were a record-breaking amount of panels installed on rooftops in the U.S. making solar the fastest growing source of energy in the U.S.
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The Stanford University study analysed the fossil fuels used in the construction of solar panels. It found the panels have only just begun to surpass the amount of energy ploughed into created new solar installations.
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The global solar industry saw the slowest growth in a decade when it wrapped up 2012 by selling 29 gigawatts of solar panels and other gear that make up solar electric systems, according to NPD Solarbuzz on Thursday.
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SOLAR panels have sparked off a blazing row between two neighbours – because of the blinding glare they cause.
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A San Diego-based solar company is proposing its second solar array project in two years on Braley Road. After installing 8,138 solar panels on private property last year, Borrego Solar will meet with the Planning Board for the approval of an additional 12,000 panels on a privately owned property to the north. Both pieces of property are owned by Acushnet resident Peter...
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A winning bidder in a plan to add solar panels to Fort Detrick is expected to be named this fall, according to the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force
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