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How much does solar cost? Infographic

Where you live influences the value and cost of putting solar on your home

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from 123 Inspiration

Solar Powered Window Socket

Smart Health Talk Top Greening Your Life Tip. Solar Powered Window Socket. Are these awesome or what. Think of the applications. How about hotel rooms where they never have enough plugs. Could you carry one with you everywhere just in case of an emergency and your cell phone was dying. Just shows what kinds of things we could invent.

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from Pure Living for Life

Stupid-Easy Portable Solar Panels for RV, Off Grid, Boondocking & Camping

Getting started with solar power can be complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Use this guide for getting started saving money on your energy usage while not losing your shirt or breaking the bank! Great for RV, boondocking, off grid, or even camping!

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Combining solar photovoltaic-panels and food-crops for optimizing land use

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from Greener Ideal

Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof

Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof Here is an inconvenient truth that advocates of alternative energy sources are reluctant to admit – solar panels are an eyesore. Especially in a residential setting, they detract from the aesthetic of any house, no matter how much the owner tries to convince you otherwise. Think about the streets in your neighborhood, and ask yourself how many of them actually have visible solar panels, and you will quickly realize that they are not very popular. However…

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Solar Tree « Golden Jubilee || A unique lighting concept that combines avante-garde design with renewable energy technology. A solar tree is an aesthetic means of producing solar energy. It uses multiple solar panels which form the shape of a tree by assistance of poles. This is a project that would symbolise the inherent atmosphere of art, culture and science on campus. This project would be taken by the GE3 as a part of the Golden Jubilee of the Students’ Gymkhana.

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Solar Panels On A Pergola - http://www.ecosnippets.com/alternative-energy/solar-panels-on-a-pergola/

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from Education.com

What is Solar Energy

Third Grade Physical Science Worksheets: What is Solar Energy

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from TreeHugger

Last Weekend, Half of Germany Was Running on Solar Power

Fantastic Stats you should know - and choose to do something about it: $521.73 - amount you have paid as a taxpayer towards fossil fuel subsidies over 5 yrs $7.24 - amount you have paid towards solar 14% - places where solar is cheaper than grid power 100% - places where solar would be cheaper if it got the same money as fossil fues And the verdict is...?

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from Instructables.com

Solar powered air conditioning unit.

Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working great since June 2013 . Let me tell you how I have done it.Notes to keep in mind:What I have implemented is an off grid power system. My home generates its own power and can run without utility…

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