Category Archives: Solar Watts

Solar Energy International trains you to make watts.

Solar Energy International (SEI), based in Carbondale, CO, is one of America’s leading renewable energy education groups, offering comprehensive training in photovoltaics, small wind, micro-hydro, and green building techniques like straw bale construction. It’s expert staff instructors conduct classes near … Continue reading

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Homeowner Uses Geothermal to Make and Store Watts.

By Wael Elazab With concern about energy costs and environmental sustainability now widespread, people are less likely to snicker when others talk about “green living”. Whether the intent is to reduce their ecological footprint or to seek greater value for money, … Continue reading

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Boeing almost doubles record solar cell efficiency to 39.2 percent!

Solar cells are a great way to make watts. The problem has always been their size. Most solar cells have 20 percent efficiency. This means they require a lot of surface area to convert enough sun to make useable amounts … Continue reading

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Generating Watts in North Carolina.

This is a great look at a complete but somewhat experimental solar powered and wind powered home. He gives great tips on what wire to stay away from, typical charge controllers, grid tie invertors, safety mechanisms and other standard practices … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine and Solar Panel Renewable System Interview.

This is an interview that might give you a realistic idea of how long it will take to get your return of investment on a solar panel and wind turbine hybrid system. This interview also demonstrates how important tax incentives … Continue reading

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