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Want Solar Panels on Your Roof? Here's What You Need to Know

A handy reference for navigating an emerging industry.<p>The newness of mainstream consumer solar power poses a challenge. If you want to buy a car, for instance, there are plenty of people who’ve done it and can tell you how the process works. Putting solar panels on your roof costs as much as a car, …

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We Can Get 40% of Our Electricity Just from Rooftop Solar

If we put solar on all suitable rooftops in the U.S., how much of our electricity needs would that provide? Nearly 40%, according to a report just …

How to enable Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 9.3 for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile iPhones

Tips<p>By<p>With Monday's release of iOS 9.3, all four major U.S. cellular carriers —including the latest addition, Verizon —now support Wi-Fi Calling on …

I went hands-on with PornHub’s new free ‘VR’ category

The promise of virtual reality is that it can make you feel like you’re anywhere, and naturally, most people want to feel like they’re under an attractive naked person. And I think the Internet might start carrying that kind of content.<p>Pornhub is positioning itself as a go-to source for the future …

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Sunrun Raises The Bar With New Solar & Storage Offering

<b>Published on</b> March 21st, 2016 | <i>by Kyle Field</i><p>25<p>March 21st, 2016 by <b>Kyle Field</b><p>Sunrun is currently the leader in residential solar installations and is …

Solar powering your home? An accountant and an economist weigh in

This past year, our family's combined monthly electric and gas utility bill hit $500 for the first time. It wouldn't be the last. In fact, even though we use roughly the same amount of energy we always have — perhaps even less — exorbitant energy costs appear to be the new normal for us.<p>This …

The Best And Worst States To Get Solar Panels For Your Rooftop

Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York aren’t the sunniest states, but they are the best at welcoming solar power.<p>How much you pay to power your home with solar panels varies widely across the U.S. Some states provide incentives, like exemptions on property taxes; others don’t. Some allow …

First Solar’s Cells Break Efficiency Record

Lab results herald a new era for cadmium telluride technology.<p>Driving forward in the race for highly efficient solar cells, First Solar says it has …

Washington State

Howard Stern Epic Peyton Manning Prank Call

<b>Howard Stern</b> says THIS is the single greatest prank call his crew has ever pulled off -- a <b>Peyton Manning</b> impersonator hit up a sports talk show ... …

How to wire your garage for electric-car charging: what you need to know

<i>(Green Car Reports) –</i> One of the more daunting perceived obstacles to driving a plug-in electric car seems to be the need for a home charging station.<p>While plug-in hybrids can be recharged overnight using their 120-Volt charging cords, battery-electric drivers should really have access to a …

Guide to Build a Solar Panel

Solar panels are great. They are rechargeable and they help you cut electricity cost by using energy from sunlight, which is certainly a free energy …

Build your own mini wind turbine from printer parts

<b>Here's a fun little DIY project that can bring home the clean, quiet nature of wind energy.</b><p>For all the DIY-ers and parents and teachers who want to …

Wind Power

15 Steve Jobs quotes that will leave you feeling inspired

He's remembered for his obsessive commitment to quality (sometimes to the point of ruthlessness), incredible success, and vision.<p>If you're looking for some inspiration, here are some of his most thought-provoking or motivational words.

Wall Street

Why Solar Power has Utilities Running Scared

Running hard to keep up with what’s happening in the solar/distributed energy/renewable/storage space.<p>Dave Roberts has been cranking out a series of …

Man Builds $300 DIY Solar Furnace Out of Upcycled Soda Cans! | Homestead Guru

Utilities bills across the county and globe are skyrocketing, which costs people a significant portion of their monthly income. While some people cut …

The solar company Elon Musk cofounded is getting obliterated

SolarCity - a residential solar energy company - is crashing in after-hours trading after posting weak guidance for Q1 and a greater than expected Q4 …

A rare look inside Tesla's electric car factory

But the electric car maker recently let KPIX 5, a CBS TV affiliate in the Bay Area, into the massive facility to check out how its vehicles come together.<p>Here's a look inside the secretive factory where Tesla builds its high-tech cars.

MIT Tool Gives the Cost of Installing Solar Panels on Any Roof in Your City

How good is your roof for solar power?<p>The world, it seems, is falling in love with solar energy. Recent years have seen the increasing adoption of solar power around the world as an alternative energy source for everything from individual homes to the entire energy grid, with the United States' …

The ‘Netflix for planes’ offers unlimited air travel for a monthly fee

A new company named OneGo is hoping to do for air travel what Netflix was able to do for movies: Provide an all-encompassing service for a recurring …

Rotating homes follow the sun, produce 5 times the energy they use

You've heard of solar panels that track the sun, but how about entire houses that do the same? Casas em Movimento from Portugal have now designed …

T-Mobile adds more channels to Binge-On

Watching Amazon Video won't cost you a MB<p>T-Mobile announced on Thursday that it is expanding its Binge-On catalog to include four new streaming services -- Amazon Video, Fox News, WWE Network and Univision NOW -- bringing the total up to more than 40. The "Un-carrier" also released new data on its …

T-Mobile adds Amazon Video to Binge On, makes it easier to turn off throttling

T-Mobile's doing two things with its Binge On program today: adding new partners including Amazon, and making it simpler for consumers to turn off what has fast become the company's most controversial "Uncarrier" perk. Starting today, Amazon Video, WWE Network, Fox News, and Univision are part of …

Emma Freud joins in with New York's 'No Pants on the Subway' day

Despite protests from the children, Emma and Richard take part in a New York tradition - riding, trouserless, on the subway with 5,000 other people<p>It’s been a big week for New York. On Wednesday, it became the 23rd state in America licensed to sell medical marijuana to its citizens. And on Sunday, …

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

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