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Daren Wang
The Weekly Sun: Peak Gasoline Has Come and Gone

As the U.S. drives more miles in EVs and burns less fuel, American economics, environmentalism and politics all face a sea change. Also, why don’t we just store our energy in water?  We’re burning less gasoline for the first time ever. That’s a big deal. There was a particular day over the past year or…

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Daren Wang
NFL stadiums winning the solar energy big game

With it being time for The Big Game, all eyes are on the gridiron and interest in football is in peak season. If you’ve ever attended an NFL game in the United States, you may have missed the fact the stadium could have been powered with solar energy. These stadiums use many kilowatts of energy.…

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Daren Wang
The Weekly Sun: A Massive Investment in Solar

North Georgia has suddenly become the center of America’s Solar System. Also, we’ve got to do something about plastic. QCells goes all-in in Georgia With 1.7 gigawatts in annual capacity, the QCells solar panel factory in Dalton, Georgia is currently the largest solar panel factory in the western hemisphere. If that seems like a big…

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Keyoka Kinzy
Can you really get free solar panels?

Surely, you’ve seen all the advertisements for “free solar panels.” But can you really get free solar panels? Of course not. Come on, remember that adage: Nothing in life is free. Chances are, if you’re hearing about no-cost solar programs, you’re either being tempted to sign a solar lease, a solar loan or a power…

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Daren Wang
The Weekly Sun: Averting Grid Collapse in the Southeast 

Winter Storm Elliott caused devastation throughout the Northeast, but power failures in the Southeast almost brought down the grid as far west as Oklahoma. Also, COP15 asserts that nature has rights  Winter Storm Elliott almost brought down the grid Rolling blackouts were once as Californian as the Hollywood sign, but in recent years they’ve rolled…

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Tara Grant
Big changes, small steps: how you can be more green in 2023

The world has had its fill of challenges and changes in the past few years. And many people are choosing to take this time to make big personal changes. If reducing your carbon footprint hasn’t been a priority for you, don’t feel like it’s too late to start making a difference now. The beginning of…

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Keyoka Kinzy
Can HOA deny solar panels in Texas? What you need to know

No, HOAs cannot deny the installation of solar panels in Texas. However, they are allowed to place restrictions on the solar energy systems you choose to install. If your homeowner’s association (HOA) is trying to come down hard on you, look into the Texas Solar Rights Act. This legislation protects your right to install a…

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Megan Oster
Are Solar Panels Worth It in Arkansas? 

Are solar panels worth it in Arkansas? We think so! An abundance of sunny days, attractive solar incentives and the chance to lower your electric bill are just a few reasons why. Here are some of the reasons you should consider going solar in The Natural State. Is solar worth it in Arkansas? To us,…

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Keyoka Kinzy
Can an HOA deny solar panels in California?

Fortunately, an HOA cannot deny solar panels in California. If your homeowner’s association (HOA) is giving you a hard time, look into the California Solar Rights Act. This legislation protects your right to install a solar energy system and outlines the guidelines an HOA has to follow if they want to place reasonable restrictions on…

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Daren Wang
Are Solar Panels Worth it in South Carolina? 

Do they play golf in Myrtle Beach? Should barbecue sauce have mustard? Do you have to pick between Clemson and the Gamecocks? Yes, yes, and yes you do! And yes, solar panels are worth it in South Carolina! Whether it’s hiking through the Blue Ridge Mountains, sharing a low country boil with friends on a…

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Daren Wang
The Weekly Sun: What Does the Fusion Announcement Mean? 

When Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory created a positive energy fusion reaction, it turned the dream of limitless, clean energy from a theoretical problem to a practical challenge. Also, a West Virginia town is being revived by iron batteries. Fusion power moves closer. No, really! We mean it At the end of the 1985 hit movie…

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Keyoka Kinzy
Are Solar Panels Worth It in Missouri?

Are solar panels worth it in Missouri? As a leading provider of solar panel technology, ADT Solar is often asked whether or not solar panels are worth it in Missouri. The answer is a resounding yes! Not only do solar panels provide clean, renewable energy, but they also offer a number of incentives for homeowners…

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