Prices for photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are falling globally and soon generating your own electricity by putting a few panels on the roof of your house may become a reality for people even in the poorest parts of South Africa. Many reasons are contributing to the fact that these costs are dropping. First of all, [...]
(Press Release, Berkeley, CA, Nov 27) — The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost-tracking report produced by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley [...]
The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society commissioned a house called “Tiny House” that features numerous different renewable energy and energy efficiency features.