The Sun Belt and how does it affect solar power?

Sun and Solar Panels - Solar StreetlightThe term ‘Sun Belt’ may not be familiar to you, but you can infer where it originates from by its name. It is a term used in the United States to denote the area of the country located roughly under the 36th parallel. It is the part of the country which gets the most sun and with the hottest climate, as it covers the entirety of the southern border.

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How do solar lights turn on and off?

Illuminated Parking Lot - Solar Parking Lot LightsIt’s a simple question, but when you think about it a bit, the answer may just elude you. You may assume it is done automatically, but to really know what the underlying mechanism is, you need to understand how, for example, solar parking lot lights actually work.

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In 2016, solar energy became cheaper than fossil fuels

Solar victory - industrial solar lightingThe moment many environmentalists have been waiting for so long finally came in late 2016; installing solar-powered facilities is now more financially viable than investing into similar fossil fuel based facilities. Green technology fans – rejoice!

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