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4 Ways California is Leading the Solar Energy Charge…

Top Market for Solar Energy When it comes to solar energy, California is leading the charge. According to SolarNation, California is the top market in the U.S. for solar energy with over 240,000 solar projects launched within the state in recent times, generating a total of 2,339 megawatts of electricity. So, what is the secret […]

Is Your Home a Candidate for Rooftop Solar Panels?

Ever wondered if your home is a candidate for rooftop solar panels? According to Google, there’s a very good chance that it is. According to pv magazine, Google’s online solar assessment tool – Project Sunroof – now covers almost 60 million buildings across all 50 states and 79% of the country’s rooftops have enough un-shaded […]

What is Net Metering and How Does it Work?

The environmental benefits of solar power systems are well known, but did you also know that solar power provides economic benefits? The right size solar power system can produce enough electricity to power your home or business for the entire year. In other words, you can actually be compensated for “going solar.” Here’s How Net […]

Our Food’s Carbon Footprint: How Food Contributes to CO2…

When it comes to emitting harmful CO2 into the atmosphere, there are lots of things we can all do to positively impact the environment – from composting our garbage to reducing the amount of beef that we eat. According to Green Eatz, food contributes to the carbon footprint in many ways. He says, “The greenhouse […]

What is a carbon tax? by sunflaresolar.com

What is a Carbon Tax?

Climate change, or global warming, is the result of the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that can have major environmental implications such as the destruction of coastal regions, disruption of ecosystems, economic devastation and more. The Carbon Tax is a tax on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels – the primary greenhouse gas […]