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- December 19, 2014

Listen Up: What Influences People to Install Rooftop Solar?

Ahhh. The Holy Grail of Customer Acquisition. Maybe it's low price ... great company reputation ... special technology ... brand name products ... ubiquitous marketing? I've tried all...

- November 21, 2014

Listen Up: Improving Solar Panel Output with Optimizers

Solar panels keep getting more efficient. That's a great thing. But they can't communicate, can't adjust to environmental circumstances, and don't have automatic shutdown capabilities....

- November 07, 2014

Listen Up: Geothermal Heat Pumps and Rooftop Solar Are a Perfect Match

Solar PV customers understand that they can generate cheap electricity with rooftop solar. That electricity is good for lighting, appliances, air conditioning and other household uses....

- October 31, 2014

Listen Up: An Architect's Perspective on Rooftop Solar

Architects are in the driver's seat when it comes to building new homes or overseeing major remodeling projects. Although they are familiar with rooftop solar, their designs generally...

- October 13, 2014

Listen Up: Let's Talk Solar Chips and How They Can Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency

Solar modules started out as fairly simple moisture-proof sandwiches of glass, silicon cells, glue and backsheets — with a junction box that contains a few diodes to bypass defective...

- October 01, 2014

Listen Up: Cap and Trade's Impact on Fuel Prices

Over 95 percent of climate scientists have concluded that CO2 is the primary cause of global warming. Solving the problem requires a dramatic reduction in CO2 emissions. Some people...

- September 08, 2014

Listen Up: Let's Talk About Solar Innovations

Many of the most significant industrial and technological innovations in the U.S. were discovered, commercialized and expanded with government support. Turn the clock a century or two...

- September 02, 2014

Listen Up: Let's Talk Solar Water Heating

Outdoor pools are great on hot summer days — the kids are occupied and the water is refreshing. And as the summer progresses, the water heats up to a comfortable level. But on chilly...

- August 21, 2014

Listen Up: What's the Deal with Solar Trackers?

In the early solar PV days, trackers were a necessity to maximize the energy output from very expensive solar modules. Unfortunately, in those days trackers were mechanically complex...

- August 07, 2014

Listen Up: Electricity from Nuclear Too Cheap to Meter — Or Not

It's the environmentalist's third rail question: "Should we promote nuclear power as an expedient way to reduce CO2 emissions?" On the one hand, nuclear power generates electricity...

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The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World

As energy costs consume more and more of our hard-earned dollars, we as consumers really start to pay attention. But we don't have to resign ourselves to $5/gallon gas prices, $200/month electric bills and $500 heating bills. There are...

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