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February 18, 2013

A Real 'Green' House: Still no Heating Bill for over 30 Years

This house sold in 2005. The main attraction - the original couple hadn't paid a heating bill in over 25 years and the new owner still hasn't paid one.

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April 25, 2011

Innovation in Solar Technology

Today, the concept of "going green" has become more popular than ever, and with good reason. As our world's resources continue to be depleted, it's imperative we look for a way to preserve them while still supplying for the needs of our families.

In an effort to meet this growing crisis head on, many people are wondering about the validity of solar energy. This natural, renewable resource is an ideal solution to power your home, both indoors and out. Solar panels can be installed on existing homes, or ideally, implemented into the design of new buildings. Either way, solar technology offers a viable solution to help save the world's resources while saving you money as well.

Solar energy uses the sun's rays to produce energy that can power everything from an audio CD player to a wireless network adapter. You've more than likely used many objects that run on solar power including a calculator, outdoor lighting, phone chargers or flashlights. Solar power may sound high tech, but it's actually been in use for thousands of years, potentially dating back to ancient China.

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December 4, 2010

State of Alabama Solar Resources

Programs promoting Geothermal, BioMass and certain Building Materials

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June 16, 2010

25% US Renewable Electricity Standard Will Create 274,000 Jobs

A new study released by Navigant Consulting finds that a 25% by 2025 national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) would support hundreds of thousands of new American jobs and prevent a near-term collapse in some industries.

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April 22, 2010

Solar Boat Crosses Ocean

First sun-powered crossing of the Atlantic

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April 19, 2010

Solar Power to Rule in 20 Years, Futurists Say

He predicted the fall of the Soviet Union. He predicted the explosive spread of the Internet and wireless access.

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March 20, 2010

Poll: 75% Support for US Utility Solar Development

Poll shows overwhelming number of Americans support utility-scale projects on public lands that have not been designated as preserves

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Solar energy and solar power concepts have been around for thousands of years, perhaps originating as early as Ancient China.

Today, nearly 6,000 years later, more population is creating more demand for electrical power, and with energy costs rising, solar power makes a lot of sense.  With everything from solar panels to solar-powered transportation, modern technology makes the use of our sun's energy a greater reality than it has ever been before.

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