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Manufacturing plants and industrial facilities consume a lot of energy and pay enormous bills for it. Commercial solar panels can significantly offset these costs, allowing businesses to focus on growth and innovation rather than on utility bills. Let’s take a look at the best solar panels, exploring their usage, efficiency factors, and key conside...
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Mike Kurets
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Solar panels work by absorbing sunlight and converting it into electricity through photovoltaic cells. The direct current (DC) electricity generated by the panels is fed through an inverter to transform it into usable alternating current (AC) electricity that can power your home.
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It's no secret that generators provide an essential backup power source for homes and businesses in the event of a power outage. But what many people don't know is that you can install a generator with your existing solar panels, to create a more reliable and efficient energy system. Here are six things you should know when installing a generator w...
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Allen Brown
Kindel Media
Solar panels have become popular over the past few years as more people have started thinking about reducing their carbon footprints by shifting to renewable energy. Installing solar panels means that as long as your area receives sufficient sunshine, you can generate most or all of the power you need yourself. Since the panels are typically instal...
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Liliana Alvarez
Australia’s first building with an integrated solar facade. Melbourne-based architecture firm Kennon, have announced the construction of Australia's first building with a solar-powered façade. The eight-story office building will be equipped with 1,182 solar panels that will produce more energy than it consumes.
Project name
550 Spencer
Architecture firm
Melbourne, Australia
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Investing in solar power for your home makes sense from a sustainability and financial perspective. This is, perhaps, the most popular solution that most people are considering as their green energy source. Fortunately, because solar technology is improving, input prices are expected to fall further. As a result of falling prices, you may be able t...
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Brandon Macy
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