Category Archives: residential solar kits

Renewable Energy is Now a Third of All Energy Worldwide – EarthTechling
15 Jun
12:59

Renewable Energy is Now a Third of All Energy Worldwide – EarthTechling

Renewable energy capacity worldwide is at an all-time high of 2,351 GW, just over a third of the world’s total electricity capacity. According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency, total renewable energy capacity grew from 2,127 GW in 2017 to 2,350 GW in 2018, a 10% […]

5 Best Portable Solar Panels for 2019 – EarthTechling
15 Jun
12:51

5 Best Portable Solar Panels for 2019 – EarthTechling

The best portable solar panels are easy to use, durable, and competitively priced. Like a good friend, the best portable solar panels give you what you need. Want to go camping? Find one that fits in a backpack. Looking to power your entire RV? You’ll need a lot more power, […]

Two more vendors join Shelburne Farmers Market – Shelburne News
15 Jun
12:48

Two more vendors join Shelburne Farmers Market – Shelburne News

Photo by Rosalyn GrahamTawnya Kiernan of Bee the Change offers samples of their smoked honey to Farmers Market shoppers. ROSALYN GRAHAMCorespondent Frolic Goods is such a perfect name for Jennifer Kelley’s colorful, creative, whimsical handmade products. Stepping into her Shelburne Farmers Market tent filled with fun and functional take-homes for […]

7 Best Outdoor Solar Lights 2019 – EarthTechling
15 Jun
12:35

7 Best Outdoor Solar Lights 2019 – EarthTechling

The best outdoor solar lights balance durability, cost, and ease of installation. The best outdoor solar lights enjoy several benefits over their wired cousins. Running extension cords through the yard is a pain, and there’s always that danger of forgetting about them when it comes time to mow the lawn. […]

Clean Energy from Falling Snow Could Track your Skiing Performance – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:18

Clean Energy from Falling Snow Could Track your Skiing Performance – EarthTechling

Researchers at the University of California – Los Angeles have created a device that harnesses the static electricity inherent within snow. But while it’s certainly an exciting prospect for small-scale applications like wearable electronics, don’t go thinking your house will be powered by snow anytime soon. Silicone captures snow’s static […]

Electric Vehicles Enjoy Lower Emissions Regardless of Energy Source – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:16

Electric Vehicles Enjoy Lower Emissions Regardless of Energy Source – EarthTechling

No matter where your electric vehicle’s energy comes from – natural gas, solar panels, or even coal – new research from Northwestern University shows it’s still likely better for the environment than conventional vehicles. The study compared air pollution from fully electric vehicles to vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE). […]

4 Best Solar Pool Heaters in 2019 – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:14

4 Best Solar Pool Heaters in 2019 – EarthTechling

A solar pool heater offers a cost-effective way to lengthen your swimming season and save money on heating costs year round. Solar pools heaters are a great option for the swimming pool owner that needs a little extra heat in cooler months or even year round. Not only do they […]

4 Best Solar Pool Heaters in 2019 – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:14

4 Best Solar Pool Heaters in 2019 – EarthTechling

A solar pool heater offers a cost-effective way to lengthen your swimming season and save money on heating costs year round. Solar pools heaters are a great option for the swimming pool owner that needs a little extra heat in cooler months or even year round. Not only do they […]

DOE Invests $36 Million in Solar Energy Projects to Strengthen the Nation’s Power Grid – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:06

DOE Invests $36 Million in Solar Energy Projects to Strengthen the Nation’s Power Grid – EarthTechling

The Department of Energy is set to provide $36 million in funding to a handful of research projects that aim to integrate solar energy more deeply into the electricity grid, as a way to prevent power outages from natural disasters and cyber attacks as well as get the grid up […]

Lego is Buying a US Solar Company – EarthTechling
14 Jun
12:04

Lego is Buying a US Solar Company – EarthTechling

Lego’s parent company Kirkbi is set to buy a majority stake in US solar firm Enerparc. The move comes as the Lego Group continues to buy in to renewable energy projects, both as long-term financial investments and to offset its own electricity usage. The companies didn’t disclose any prices, but […]