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Top 5 Solar Power Myths

Posted by Solar Expert on March 10, 2014

SOLAR MYTH #1

“Solar panels may create a negative impact on the U.S. economy.”

FALSE
The solar industry employed around 50,000 Americans in 2009, which has now grown to over 100,000. At the third quarter of 2011, the U.S. solar energy market grew 140%, thus making it one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy.

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Solar Energy System Installations Are Exploding!

Posted by Solar Expert on March 10, 2014

Solar power has gained popularity over the past two years so much, that installations of new panels and systems have outpaced the combined installs of the previous three decades.

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Solar Power – Free Energy from the Sun

Posted by Solar Expert on February 11, 2014

Solar Power is generally defined as the conversion of energy from sunlight into usable electrical power. It includes direct technologies such as photovoltaics (PV) and indirect technologies such as concentrated solar power (CSP).

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Solar Energy – Growing Strong in Texas

Posted by Solar Expert on February 4, 2014

As Texas grows, so does its consumption of power and electricity. Federal and state environmental regulations have required the winding down or closure of a previous generation of power sources. Solar electricity can meet the needs of a growing Texas economy.

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Zero Energy Construction – The Solar Connection

Posted by Solar Expert on January 13, 2014

Zero Energy new construction and redevelopment projects are coming to your community!

Zero Energy – Tomorrow’s Future is here today

Science fiction authors have never failed to imagine and articulate a world where technology has solved man’s greatest challenges. Among other glimpses of the “future”, can you envision an endless supply of clean energy?

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Solar Loans For Your Home

Posted by Solar Expert on January 4, 2014

Over the last decade, highly efficient photovoltaic (solar panel) systems have become more affordable than ever. Factors are growing more favorable every year:

Innovative design and engineering techniques are leading to improved product yield. Worldwide, dozens of reputable manufacturers are competing for market share, further driving down costs. Federal, state and municipal regulators are encouraging implementation through tax incentives and rebate programs.

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Solar Panels – Just How Do They Work?

Posted by Solar Expert on December 30, 2013

Solar Panel Technology can sound quite Technical

The technology behind successfully harnessing the energy from the sun has been improved dramatically over the last decade. For an in-depth technical explanation of how it works, we recommend our favorite expert in all things solar, NASA.

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Solar Tax Incentives – Act Before December 31

Posted by Solar Expert on December 13, 2013

Solar Tax Incentives Don’t Last Forever

The folks at DFW Solar Electric aren’t tax advisers, we’re your friends. And friends don’t let their friends end the year without one last reminder that some key federal tax laws are changing.

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