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What’s the Real Deal with Greenhouse Gas? by Sunflaresolar.com

What’s the Real Deal with Greenhouse Gas?

There are lots of words out there in the news: global warming, climate change, carbon footprint…but what do carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses really have to do with climate change? What’s the real deal with carbon? The History of Carbon First of all, carbon – a primary greenhouse gas in the Earth’s atmosphere alongside […]

Google Sunroof

Are you solar-curious? Go to Google Project Sunroof and see how much sun you get on your roof. Yes, your very own roof.

In rural Africa, skipping the wiring and leaping to solar power

  As we drove into rural Ghana, our jeep bounced and rocked over deep ruts in the dusty roads. We passed many huts that still had only thatched roofs for protection from the elements. Hand pumps, the only local water source, were few and far between. The infrastructure in rural Africa may be behind that […]

Elon Musk Debuts the Tesla Powerwall

Tesla Powerwall Keynote by Elon Musk “The Missing Piece” Here’s Elon Musk’s keynote address from the Tesla announcement of its Powerwall battery system for homes and businesses–the first step in his dream to create “smart microgrids.”