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Solar Industry News

MIT Professor Announces Breakthrough in Solar Technology
An MIT professor has discovered a way to create a significant increase in the efficiency of solar power, according to an article published in the July 31, 2008 edition of the journal Science.
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States Make Installing Solar Easier
A number of states have recently passed legislation to make installing solar power in your home easier.
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Solar Industry Booming
The solar industry is booming and is set to grow exponentially over the next decade. With the combination of improving technology, awareness, and economics, more consumers than ever are choosing to install solar in their homes.
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Solar Installation

Four Keys to Choosing the Right Solar Installer
Look before you leap! This article gives you important information to help you choose the right solar installer for your home or business.
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The Economics of a Small Solar Electric System
The economics of solar power installation depend on numerous variables. This article describes what they are and how to find the right system for you.
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Outdoor Solar Lighting
Outdoor solar lights are easy to install and virtually maintenance free. Best of all, they provide free electricity.
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Solar Technology

Solar Cell Basics
The basics of solar cells (photovoltaics) explained in simple language.
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Passive Solar Energy
Step outside on a hot and sunny summer day and you'll feel the power of solar heat and light. This is called passive solar energy and you can take advantage of it with clever building design.
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Active Solar Heating
Heating your home with an active solar energy system can significantly reduce your fuel bills in the winter. This article tells you how.
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Solar Shingles
Solar shingles are a new way to add solar power to your house without the aesthetic issues associated with traditional solar powers.
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