Month: October 2015

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Going solar for your home

Solar power is now a reality and it isn’t just a pipe dream today as many people have managed to switch to solar because there are now practical implementable ways to integrate residential and commercial solar panels in your home or business, including solar power purchase agreements (solar PPA), solar leasing, solar loans, and other ways of switching to solar explained in this article. Switching to solar photovoltaic (PV) is becoming a better option because of the unpredictable electricity prices compared to the decreasing cost of solar PV. The cost of photovoltaic has…

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Going solar with community solar

Going solar with community solar Odds are, there are many home and business owners in your area who would also like the idea of going solar—so why not switch to solar as part of a larger community? What is community solar? Community solar is an excellent option for multiple members of a neighborhood or community to go solar at the same time. Traditionally, the solar provider purchases a nearby plot of land then places their panels on the land—opposed to on an individual…

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Energy poverty in Africa

Can we end the energy poverty in Africa? Many countries in Africa remain not connected to the main grid and they never will be. Why do I say this? These countries may leapfrog from using power from the main grid to use of decentralized renewable energy packaged solutions. Just the same way Africa leapfrogged from using grid type connected telephone lines to use of cellphones—there is a potential and the…

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Is going solar good for sustainability?

It is true that fighting climate change will take combined efforts of government, private sector and individuals like you and me. I have worked on a few projects concerning mitigating climate change, and I have come to the conclusion that innovations to reduce the effects of climate change will require huge amounts of finance by the private sector with technical assistance from the government. Finances alone without innovation in policy…