Solar

Advances in Solar Panel Construction

Solar panel construction has been undergoing some major technological innovations recently. The Independent reports researchers have found that the application of magnesium chloride, which is derived from edible salt, may revolutionize the production of solar panels. Not only can magnesium chloride make the panels more flexible and user friendly, it is also significantly cheaper than traditional […]

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Solar Certification and Licensing Requirements By State

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, there were more than 42,000 new solar energy installations in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2014 alone. Along with the rise in desire for solar panels comes a need for more technicians who are qualified to install solar panels. While the job at first glance may not […]

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Amazing Facts About Solar Energy

Are you concerned about climate change? The US Environmental Protection Agency says that energy production using fossil fuels is the main source of manmade greenhouse gasses in the United States. Meanwhile, a paper from the US Department of Energy states that the only alternative source of energy that currently has the technical potential to safely deliver more than 15 terawatt of […]

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Mini Grids & Solar Energy on a Global Scale

According to the United Nations, “energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive.” That’s why, along with the World Bank, the United Nations launched a campaign called “Decade of Sustainable Energy for All” in 2014. In today’s world, according to the World Bank, 1 […]

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Solar Technology Prospects in 2015 and Beyond

As citizens, politicians, and entrepreneurs alike become increasingly concerned about the dependence of the world on fossil fuels, solar power has become a popular option. Solar power allows people to use the energy produced by the sun to power their homes and businesses, providing a renewable, clean source of energy. Solar technology has made incredible […]

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5 Essential Skills of a Solar Technician

The demand for solar energy in the U.S. is at an all-time high, according to Energy.gov. At the current rate of growth our country is on track to be one of the largest solar markets in the world. A greater demand for solar energy would mean more job openings in the industry. Solar technicians help to […]

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3 Tech Companies That Have Explored And Implemented Solar Energy Solutions

Between the ever-increasing cost of energy and concerns about climate change, business leaders are eager to do their part for both Mother Nature and their balance sheets. As such, several have begun to implement targeted renewable energy strategies, with solar energy proving particularly prolific in regions with ample sunlight. Tech companies, often at the forefront […]

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The Solar Demand

As the demand for energy is rising across the world, more and more countries are looking into renewable and clean energy sources, such as solar power. Actually, solar energy is the fastest growing segment in the green energy market in this country. For example, energy derived from the sun was the second-biggest source of new […]

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The Top 5 Jobs in Solar Energy

Solar energy is a steady source of renewable energy that, when harvested, has the potential to essentially replace petroleum-based energy. This is better for the environment, and sustainable for as long as the earth exists, as solar energy is an unlimited source of power. Harvesting and using solar energy is still an emerging technology, but […]

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4 Reasons to Start Solar Technician Training

Congratulations you did it — you graduated high school. Now comes one of the most difficult decisions you will face for a while. It is time to make a career choice. Why not consider a solar training program? Demand in the Solar Industry In a world in constant search for alternative energy sources, the demand […]

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