It can be quite difficult to predict the future of any fast-changing technology with any level of certainty, and forecasts about the future of solar energy in the United States vary from exponential growth estimates to inconsequential numbers.
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Commercial and residential property owners on Kauai and Oahu don't have to worry about snow covering their solar panels, we do experience some inclement weather events that many people worry will affect the performance of their solar power systems. Keep reading to learn the truth about the weather's effects on solar panels.
While coal and oil-powered energy sources are expensive and scarce for Hawaii's residents, everyone knows we have plenty of sunshine, and that's one of the reasons why investing in solar energy is a marvelous decision. Whether you own a home, a commercial building, or operate a rental property, you can benefit from solar energy.
If there's one resource that Hawaii almost has too much of, it's sunlight. While other forms of energy are scarce and expensive for residents on Oahu and Kauai, sunlight shines down on us abundantly throughout the year. By switching your home or office to a solar power system, you can harness the Sun's energy to help you save money on air conditioning, lighting, and everything else you use energy for night and day.
While almost everyone is familiar with solar power as a renewable, sustainable energy resource, few understand exactly how a solar power system works. Continue reading to learn about the science behind solar energy.
Cooling your home or office with a conventional air conditioning unit is hard on the environment, sometimes unreliable, and it can be expensive, too. If saving on your monthly power bill isn't enough to convince you to switch to solar air conditioning, then read on to learn about the environmental benefits (and more!) of choosing a solar air conditioning system.
Whether you want to save money on energy or reduce your carbon footprint, improving energy efficiency at home is the best place to start. With just a few simple adjustments, you can reduce the total amount of energy you use around the house.
When you install solar panels on your home or business, you'll start enjoying the benefits – tax credits, reduced energy costs, blackout safety, and more – immediately. Installing solar panels in a location with as much sunshine as Hawaii will surely lower your energy costs, and the equipment has become increasingly affordable.
Running the AC non-stop can be dangerous for your bank account. To save money on air conditioning and keep cool, consider the following tips.