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A Brief History Of Solar Energy

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Solar panels are becoming more and more commonplace today, but did you know that the first instance of using the sun to create energy dates as far back as 1839? It was during this year that French physicist Edmond Becquerel noticed that energy can be sourced from light. After roughly 50 years of experimenting in both Europe and the United States, the first solar cell was created in the early 1890 Read More

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How Solar Manufacturing Affects You

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If I asked you where the bulk of the world’s solar panels are made, where would you guess? A lot of production used to take place in the United States, but now China has surpassed solar production over the rest of the world. Why does this matter? There are a few ways this manufacturing stronghold can influence how you integrate solar into your own life. First and foremost, since becoming the Read More

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Florida’s Solar Use Is Increasing

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

The numbers are in, and in 2016 the increase of solar energy in Florida skyrocketed. Certain cities stood out above the rest as places that are taking the adoption of solar power seriously and are working with businesses as well as home owners to bring clean energy to our state. Many reports show that Tampa is leading the way in utilizing solar power, as well as Alachua County and its surrounding Read More

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Now Is The Time To Install Solar

Posted on Apr 02, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Proposed regulations might show big changes. For Florida residents who are on the fence about installing solar panels onto their home’s roof, now might be the time to fully make the commitment before things change. The state legislature has been heavily focused on amendments that shift the landscape of so Read More

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