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One-third of all Americans who work in solar power live in California, according to an annual survey released Tuesday.
And their numbers are growing fast.
The solar industry employed 47,223 Californians last year, up 8 percent from 2012, according to the survey from the Solar Foundation, a research and advocacy group.
Nationwide, the solar industry employed 142,698 people. And while the rate of solar job growth nationwide was faster than in California, nearly hitting 20 percent last year, the Golden State still dominates the business.
In one of my recent home projects, I have been making my own solar panels. I purchase the cells by the hundreds, and yet they still come in a small package. I use the 3 x 6 inch cells which are thinner than a credit card, and I was wondering to myself how do they make these solar cells? I decided to do some research and came up with “how are solar cells made”.
I love technology, especially when it comes to saving money. Light bulbs have advanced from the early invention of the incandescent bulb developed by Thomas Edison, but actually invented by an Englishman named Humphry Davy back in 1809. As you can see the common light bulb has been around a long time.
There are many items to consider before you install your completed solar panels. If you just finished building your own panels, then the pride that goes with your accomplishment is at a all time high, but now you just realized you must mount them! Do not panic, I am going to show you how I installed my solar panels with step-by-step instructions. Let’s get started! Continue reading
Hot water home heating will take a great deal of electricity so it makes sense to create a solar hot water system in your house. Particularly while it is therefore economical and simple to construct yourself!
A sun hot water heater can help to eliminate your energy costs by around 33% as well as configuring the system is super simple and easy.
What did you do today to conserve energy? Have you ever asked yourself this question; will we ever run out of energy? Those are a couple good questions because the fact is we are depleting our natural resources. It is now that we should all pitch in to help our environment. I have listed 5 ways to conserve energy below.
If you have ever wondered what it would cost to install solar panels on your home, then I will break down the cost for you. I first will show you what a contractor installed system will cost and then I will show you how you can install your own system.
Have you ever heard of the new LED light bulb? This new light bulb is going to revolutionize how we think about energy use. If you really want to save energy on your electrical cost then try one of the new residential LED light bulbs. I think you will be surprised at how they compare to an incandescent and even better than CFL bulbs.