Dan's Solar Blog
My solar panel installation day and experience with going green.

Posts Tagged ‘Renewable Energy

Last 2 days of solar energy down due to clouds

April 7, 2011

After that amazing production of over 24 kWh on April 4th, the clouds are rolling in for some rain, maybe. Snow would be fun. Related Articles GE to build massive thin-film U.S. solar plant (news.cnet.com) Advertisements

California goes solar!

April 4, 2011

Super-sunny news for California March 30th, 2011 On Tuesday, the California Assembly passed a law requiring utilities to get 33% of their power from renewable energy by 2020.  The 55-19 vote was what you’d have to call a landslide and yet another indicator of the growing power of solar (pardon the pun, but I’m giddy […]

March 28th solar panel results

March 28, 2011

My solar panels keep solarizing for me everyday. Here is the graph for 3/28/11. Another friend is checking it out and they live near Temecula. Way to go! Hope you sign up. It is a win-win. If I save 90 dollars per month, after one year I will have saved over $1000. Yahoo. We will […]

10 Solar Myths

February 21, 2011

0 Myths about Solar Top 10 Solar Myths 1. Solar panels do not work in cold, cloudy places/states. UV light is all that’s needed and even the cloudiest of places have excelled. Germany, who ranks low in sunny days, is the solar energy capital of the world. In fact, when the solar panels are cold, […]

Solar in India

January 2, 2011

India Paid at least $10 Million in Subsidies for Solar Projects This Year By Natalie Obiko Pearson – Dec 27, 2010 2:35 AM PT India paid at least 459 million rupees ($10 million) in subsidies to help rural homes and villages install solar-powered lights in 2010. A government program promoting the use of lights powered […]

From the beginning…

November 21, 2010

If you are new to my blog, it is chronological, so if you go back to August 19th, you can see the solar panel installation from the beginning, day by day. There are many photos and videos in the August part of my blog related to the solar panel installation on my roof. There are […]

10 Myths about Solar

November 18, 2010

Top 10 Solar Myths 1. Solar panels do not work in cold, cloudy places/states. UV light is all that’s needed and even the cloudiest of places have excelled. Germany, who ranks low in sunny days, is the solar energy capital of the world. In fact, when the solar panels are cold, they are able to […]