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20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

Solar panels run better in cold weather<p>Solar cells produce electricity when exposed to sunlight, and, in fact, are more efficient in colder …

The 5 Solar IT Startups You Should Know

In the basement of a co-working space in downtown San Francisco yesterday, 17 teams took turns to give an 8-minute pitch about the software and services they had developed to make selling, installing and shopping for solar simpler.<p>It looked like a typical demo day for aspiring Silicon Valley tech …

How To Profit From Solar Energy | Investopedia

Once regarded as too expensive and inefficient, solar energy is now becoming a more viable option for consumers and businesses alike. Alternative …

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Money

In February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested installation of solar panels over water bodies and rooftops while speaking at a renewable energy …

The four solar stocks all investors must own

Back in 2012, I wrote that "...most see the huge selloff in solar investments in 2011 as a reason to stay away from solar investments today. In my …

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Cisco, 3M employees offered discounts on solar panels

Thousands of Canadian employees of multinational technology firms Cisco Systems Inc. and 3M Co. will get a chance to take advantage of a new employee perk – discounted solar panels for their homes.<p>They'll be able to participate in a program, announced on Wednesday by the World Wildlife Fund, that …

Solar Energy Revolution: A Massive Opportunity

My friend Ray Kurzweil projects the U.S. will meet 100 percent of its electrical energy needs from solar in 20 years. Elon Musk is a bit more conservative, pegging it at 50 percent in that timeframe. While the growth of solar may seem slow to some, it’s fair to say it’s in the midst of its …

Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight

Few places in the country are so warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson's property on the beach near St. Petersburg, Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days.<p>But while Florida advertises itself as the Sunshine State, power company executives and …

Owners Love Their Teslas And Volts, So Why Doesn't The Media?

It’s been a strange week for Tesla. On Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk was out with a response to the third incident in which one of his company’s vehicles caught fire. Musk asked on Twitter why these accidents were getting so much coverage when really they were just further proof how safe the car was. …