As alternative energy sources become more ubiquitous, opportunities to use renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly available. Solar energy, bio-fuels, and wind farms are increasing in popularity and affordability, making the prospect of investing in renewable energy more and more enticing.
Floating solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are an evolving technology where PV panels actually float on bodies of water. The technology is similar to ground-mounted PV panels, except that they float on the water, rather than being installed on land.
Net metering is a process that allows the unused electricity that privately owned solar panels, wind generators, and other forms of renewable energy generation are creating to be redistributed back into the shared power grid.
Are you surprised to learn that your hair dryer uses more energy than your refrigerator or washing machine? Using energy efficient appliances and making a few small changes can make a huge difference in your monthly energy consumption. Read on for more surprising details.