100% Solar-Powered House: a Realistic Goal or an Unattainable Dream

Living in a 100% solar-powered house is a dream for many people who care for nature and aim to have a green lifestyle. Is it a realistic goal or an unattainable dream? In…

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SolVolt Solar Charger

What is a SolVolt and How to Use It?

SolVolt solar charger was advertised as the top-selling solar charger in 2001. So, I decided to write a short review about it. The company that made SolVolt says it sold over 50,000 SolVolt…

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10 Solar Power Technology Innovations

  In this post I will list 10 solar power technology innovations. 1. Building Integrated Photovoltaics Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) system is the integration of photovoltaics (PV) into the building envelope and part…

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Solar Energy Trends to Watch Out For

Image by andreas160578 from Pixabay (Guest post by Enrique Hormillo) There’s never been a better time to adopt solar energy than today. Having solar panels installed in homes and offices is now more…

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Pearl Homes is Building Eco-Homes Powered by Solar Plus Sonnen EcoLinx Energy Storage

Image credit: hunterspointfl.com Pearl Homes is a Florida-based company that focuses on building ultra-modern eco-luxury homes. Pearl Homes has just broken ground on Hunters Point, to build the luxury home community in Cortez,…

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“City of the Future” Powered by Solar Panels and Hydrogen Fuel Cells in Japan

An artist’s view of Toyota’s smart city. Toyota The construction of a sustainable “city of the future” called the Woven City, is a piece of interesting news that comes from Japan. The prototype city, announced last…

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How to Choose the Right Solar Inverter for Your Solar Power System (Part 2)

Photo by William Mead from Pexels There are three types off-grid (also known as stand-alone) solar inverters according to the output waveform of the voltage – pure sine wave, quasi (modified) sine wave,…

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How to Choose the Right Solar Inverter for Your Solar Power System (Part 1)

Photo by Alex Csiki from Pixabay The solar inverter converts direct current (DC) electricity generated by your solar panels into usable alternating current (AC) electricity used by household appliances. If you have decided to…

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Why Now is the Right Time to Switch to the Solar Powered Lifestyle

(Guest post by Rich Feola) Have you found yourself intrigued by the thought of switching your home’s energy power to solar? It is sure to have crossed every homeowner’s mind as solar energy growth…

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Solar Power Stations in Space – Science Fiction or a Future Reality?

Image credit: solarspacetechnologies.com.au Solar power stations in space or the so-called space-based solar power (SBSP) concept means capturing solar power in outer space and distributing it to Earth. In 1941, science fiction writer Isaac…

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