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Could We See New Solar Panels Soon

Posted on Jan 04, 2018 by Fun in the Sun

The technology that’s used to create today’s modern solar panels is nothing short of incredible, and yet it’s based on scientific information discovered many decades ago. With the popularity of solar power on the rise, wouldn’t it make sense to try to develop a newer and more efficient method of collecting energy from the sun? Or is there no sense in reinven Read More

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Florida Legislation Will Make Solar That Much Easier

Posted on Dec 08, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

If you live in Florida and have thought about getting solar panels for your rooftop, did you go to the bank and try to get a loan for the cost? And if you did, what happened? Our guess is that your bank said they weren’t able to extend this type of financing for your project, and perhaps that prevented you from moving forward. Read More

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Maintaining Your Solar Panels During Winter

Posted on Dec 03, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Solar users who live in Florida certainly don’t have much to worry about when it comes to freezing winter weather, but just because there isn’t snow on the ground it doesn’t mean that your solar panels will perform the exact same way they do the rest of the year. Even in the Sunshine State, it helps to keep some winter maintenance in mind. Read More

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How Solar Helps With Hurricanes

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Hurricane season is never a Floridian’s favorite time of the year, and recent damage from Irma and Maria are reminders of the power that nature can bring to our doorsteps. Despite many residents having generators to help when electricity was unavailable, others in the state found alternative ways to deal with the aftermath. Read More

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A Boost In Solar From a Surprising Source

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

For a long time solar power has been touted as a consumer energy source. It’s primarily been designed for use on private residences and some businesses, and in recent years is starting to be implemented by larger corporations and universities. Soon all of that will change, with a new application of this renewable energy that could create more opportunity for every Read More

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Pushing The Boundaries of Traditional Solar

Posted on Oct 14, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

When you say the words “solar power” what is the first image that comes to mind? Many times, we think of solar energy as a system that incorporates panels on the rooftop of a luxurious home, and we assume this type of power is far beyond our budget. However, did you know that at Fun in the Sun we offer a Read More

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Live In Tampa Bay – Get Ready For Solar

Posted on Oct 02, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

The spread of solar energy across the nation has been unprecedented, with news outlets reporting that this renewable energy source is growing faster than other traditional types of energy. Not only is that great news for the health of our planet and our economy, but it can help to make the lives of residents across the nation that much easier and more sustainable.Read More

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Solar Gets Moving With New Vehicles On The Horizon

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Anyone who’s done the research will tell you that the implementation of solar energy is gaining traction quickly. What was once an idea for people living off the grid has now turned into a huge industry for our country and is set to surpass other energy sources in the coming decades. While installing solar power systems on Read More

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What Is A Solar Co-Op?

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

If you’ve ever shopped at a locally owned grocery store there’s a chance that it was actually a co-op, a group of people who came together to utilize their skills to make a profit and serve their community. The idea of a co-op is usually a well received thought, and if you’re a Florida resident, you may have heard this word in the context of solar energy.Read More

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Florida Steers Toward Solar In a Big Way

Posted on Sep 10, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

If you keep up with the news as a Florida resident, you may be aware that a huge utility company has been planning to invest a great deal of money into building a nuclear power facility. That is, until recently. In a surprising turn of events, Duke Energy Florida has stopped work on the nuclear side of things and is instead shifting their $6 billion budget toward so Read More

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