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This place is a dump, but that doesn’t mean it’s useless. Adam Levy is the vice president of legal and regulatory affairs for theNew Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. He selected a 1960s landfill in the Meadowlands to become a solar farm. read more →

US Solar Panel Installations On The Rise

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For those wanting to assemble additional renewable energy factoids, California and Arizona are leading the country in most solar panel installations, while California, Texas, and Colorado head up the list for which states offer the most in the way of monetary incentives. read more →

New solar energy incentives sought by NJ lawmaker

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Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-Paramus) wants to jumpstart New Jersey’s fading solar energy effort with new incentives for areas of the state where solar is most needed.

Under his bill, homeowners and businesses in five areas of New Jersey where electric grid congestion is at its worst would be offered a 15 percent incentive to install a solar system, and $1.50 per watt of energy produced by that system. read more →

The best place for solar power is – New Jersey

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The Arizona desert may enjoy nearly endless sun, but is it the really best place forsolar panels? Maybe not. A new study suggests that cloudier New Jersey is actually the state that will get the most value from switching to photovoltaics, not because of the amount of sunlight in the Garden State but because adding solar power capacity there would result in the greatest reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and dangerous pollutants. read more →

Celebrate Earth Day with these Three Renewable Energy Ideas

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There are many exciting ways that you can celebrate Earth Day. One idea is to come up with a renewable energy idea and to use it so that you can reduce your carbon footprint for the day. Some people even challenge themselves to use no energy that is not solar or sustainable for the entire day. read more →

Stop Global Warming by Going Solar

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Ending global warming is important for all us. While some might not think that it is that big of a deal, others are committing their whole lives to try and eliminate their carbon footprint. One of the best ways that you can help limit your impact on the environment is by going solar. read more →

Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

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Are you looking for a way to make your home more efficient? Being more efficient is a great way to be able to make sure that you can save money on things around your home. It does not matter how old your house is, when you have a more efficient home you can save more money. read more →

The world’s first solar-powered bike path is generating more energy than expected

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Couple turns a 40-foot-tall fire lookout into a spectacular off-grid home

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An adventurous couple has found home sweet home in an unlikely location: a 40-foot-tall fire lookout surrounded by stunning vistas. The lucky homeowners, Dabney Tompkins and Alan Colley, wake up everyday to spectacular 360-degree views on the 160-acre property of meadow and forest in rural Oregon. Their 388-square-foot home, described to Zillow as a “treehouse without a tree,” is powered entirely by solar for off-grid living. read more →

How does Solar Power Work?

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Many people do not realize just how powerful the sun really is. Did you know that the sun actually bathes the earth with enough energy in one hour to power the entire world for one year? The use of solar energy means that you are capturing this powerful energy from the sun and using it to help fuel your life so that you do not have to use other resources for energy. read more →