Archives for December 2010

Do you believe in global warming?

Global Warming is one of the largest topics today. Is it a scam made up by our government? Maybe a way for animal rights activist to save the polar bears? My opinion is based on personal belief. I don’t believe that global warming is real or an issue. Its simply our planet evolving, as everything does. I can also say that man-kind pollutes our planet day in and day out. The human race needs to … [Read more...]

Not so Fast – Solar Installation Costs are not Dropping

In an article stating that the Cost of Installed Solar Fell 30% in Past Decade, there is a strong inference that the entire cost of installing solar is going down. This is not entirely accurate. Government regulations, environmental concerns and safety issues at the state and local level are increasing the cost of installation at an alarming rate. Bureaucrats, and others, are making it … [Read more...]

Welcome to Solarpowergetics

Emerging renewable energy sources such as fuel cell technology, hydroelectric power, wind power, geothermal energy, and biodegradable waste are gaining traction, showing potential as complementary sources of energy alongside traditional sources of power. However, before this vision can be fully realized, the technology must be further developed, and active and passive solar technologies must be … [Read more...]

Brighten your Day with CFL Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) are incredible energy savers. A CFL can save up to 80% in electricity costs and eliminate 400 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions over its lifetime. Compared to standard incandescent light bulbs, they consume far less electricity and last longer while illuminating the same amount of light. Averaging a lifetime of 8,000 hours compared to 750 hours for an … [Read more...]