Save Big on Solar Power in 2011

Copyright (c) 2010 Nadine Davis If solar technology has been out of your financial reach in the past, 2011 may be the year for you. Changes to the Renewable Energy Target plan are going to make buying solar panels, solar hot water systems and other products more affordable than ever. Find out the details by reading on below. How Solar …

Solar Panel Cost Major Concern When Switching to This Renewable Energy Source

Necessary steps to keep solar panel cost down As solar panel cost is only big expense when switching to renewable energy source, it requires full attention. Prior to getting involved it is crucial to do the homework and educate yourself in this field. All steps in purchasing process need to be done correctly, otherwise you can easily end up with …

How Rain Power and Solar Power Work Together

Constantly, the rainwater harvesting industry is searching for different ways to make rainwater harvesting more economical and practical. By using rainwater harvesting you can reduce your mains water consumption by between 30% and 50%, and we are all now are under strong government pressure to achieve this. The Code for Sustainable Homes recommends rainwater harvesting for its higher target levels …

Measures on Ways to Correctly Care For Your Solar Energy Bird Bath

A solar bird bath is a great way to attract birds to your backyard fountain without having to depend on cords or electricity. However, to keep the birds coming, you’ll need to properly maintain your fountain, so keep reading for some great how-to information on maintaining the cleanliness and functioning of your bird bath. Treat it With a Sealant Before …

Do-It-Yourself Solar Panels – Reduce Your Energy Bills

If you are interested to build DIY solar panels, you’ll be delighted to know they can be constructed easily and with very little cost. I can also assure you it will be a very rewarding process. For more than 2 decades, you can reap the rewards of your labor in reduced energy bills. You may even chose to eliminate it …

Parabolic Trough Solar Field Technology

The term “Parabolic Trough Solar Field Technology” is quite a mouth full. But what does it actually mean? This article will explain what parabolic trough solar field technology is and how this form of alternative energy works to provide solar energy on a broad scale. Parabolic troughs are a solar energy collecting devices which are used to concentrate sunlight on …

Photovoltaic Solar Energy: A Wise Investment for the Future

Solar energy and photovoltaic cell technology are now common household words and have been so for quite some time now. Most people would like to go green and solar energy is the first choice of many. The thought of supplying yourself with a continually renewing source of totally free energy that causes absolutely no pollution to the world has given …

Your Company’s Future is Bright With Promotional Solar Powered Items

Promotional items come in all shapes and sizes. They are electronic, they are wearable, they are edible, and they are drinkable. There are even promotional items that are good for the environment. Companies are using these types of promotional items because so many people are concerned about the environment these days. One of the more popular types of environmentally friendly …

How Do Pool Solar Panels Work?

All pool solar panels are heat exchangers. They cause water to be heated (using solar energy) as it passes through the panel. Thus it prepares for you a warm pool for an enjoyable swim. Each heat exchanger (or heat collector) is fitted with metallic pipes that run parallel to each other. These are exposed to sunlight and are always painted …

Solar Power: Basic Principles

– How Solar Energy is Created Solar energy consists of the light and heat emitted by the sun, in the form of electromagnetic radiation. With today’s technology, we are able to capture this radiation and turn it into usable forms of solar energy – such as heating or electricity. Although one could go into technical dissertations on the subject of …