Solar Panel Maintenance

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by Peter on March 13, 2013

Solar Panels are by default always exposed to nature. As a result they are also exposed to various elements of nature such as sun, dust, wind, birds’ feces, rain, humidity etc.  Residential solar panels placement is no different from the normal household windows. They are lying flat or at a slight angle which means the rate

Our lifestyles are now very much facilitated and secured  by scientific innovation. Scientific innovation has given us many products that makes our life quite comfortable. However, sometimes, these products have an adverse effect on the environment. Plastic is one such product. We use plastic in preparing comfortable and easily usable products like bottles, jars, chair,

Before we can estimate the required size for your autonomous solar panels, we first need to calculate our total energy consumption per day. To do this, we have prepared a practical guide with the simple steps described below: 1. Calculate our total energy consumption First, we need to calculate the energy consumed by our household

Is solar panel cleaning necessary?

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by Peter on February 24, 2013

Most of the owners of solar panels never thought that after buying and installing them they will ever need to perform any kind of maintenance. The most common misconception of all about solar panels maintenance is that solar panels cleaning on a regular basis is not needed. The reason that many people think that cleaning

Going Green Tips

Going Green Tips

by Anton Right on February 13, 2013

“We must save the environment”, “we need to reduce CO2 emissions”, “we must recycle”. These are some of the “clichés” we all say when we talk about going green. However, most of us all we do is to recycle glass, plastics and paper. But is this enough? Is that all we need to do in

In our effort in keeping our houses cool during the hot summer days our first thought is turning on the air conditioning system, if we already have one, or buying one. This is probably the best and fastest solution in reaching a desirable indoor temperature. However, before you decide to use an air conditioner, you

The Energy Efficiency Global Forum 2013 will take place on May 20-21 2013 at Washington D.C. in the USA. It will be a 2 day global event and it will focus on Energy Efficiency, EE. This year’s event will be by invitation only, aiming in partnership building, sharing of ideas and robust debates. It will

We have mentioned in several of our articles the 3Rs, Reduce Reuse Recycle, concept and we have given several examples of how various ‘’things’’ can be reused or recycled and how we can reduce the consumption or spending on ‘’unnecessary’’ things. In this article we discuss how a Reuse initiative can contribute to the 3Rs

I am sure that you know of a lot of water distilling devices which are around in the market. I am not sure if you ever came across a solar powered water distiller.  Solar Powered equipment use the sun’s energy, which is a renewable green energy, instead of electricity