Solar Power

First Look: New Solar Power System from Midnite Solar

At last week’s Solar Power International 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV, altE CEO, Sascha Deri, visited with Roy Butler from Midnite Solar. Roy showcased Midnite Solar’s new groundbreaking solar power system – a module system with room for up…
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DC Coupling – Another Way to Add Backup Power to Grid Tie Solar

DC Coupling as a New Alternative to AC Coupling Three years ago, we wrote a blog about adding deep cycle batteries to your existing grid tie solar system with AC Coupling.  It was the best way at the time to convert a…
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Solar plus Heat Pump Water Heater – Smart Solar

(An update from our June 2013 blog) Solar is becoming more widely known as a practical way to save money on your electric bill, by making some of the power yourself rather than buying it all from the electric company….
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Top 5 Solar Myths Debunked

1. It takes more energy to make solar panels than it saves. Solar panels only work for a short time and wear out and have to be replaced. The Embodied energy is the energy consumed by all of the processes…
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Roof Top Solar Power Installs in New York

Solar Power In New York Just Got More Affordable

I invite you to play along with one of my favorite online games, “Find the Solar Roofs.” All you need to play is Google Earth and a keen eye. Now thanks to new incentive programs in New York, that game…
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