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Myths about Solar Panels

Many homeowners don’t think solar power is for them. The technology isn’t ready, or their location isn’t right, or maybe they plan on moving soon. The folks at Solar Authority, a website that helps users choose solar array systems, look into these myths and handily debunk them.
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When Energy Bills are Hurting: Only one thing makes sense

Did we need any more evidence that our energy system is broken? Anyone reckon competition policy has delivered for the people who need it over the people who have raked in the profits?
Our National Energy Market is unable to deliver what it should, an essential service. The power companies, the politicians and certainly consumers like you and me, are under no illusion that if we don’t get top to bottom reform of our national system the bill hikes will keep racing well ahead of inflation, every single year.
But the pundits and the politicians are taking their time, setting another review, another inquiry, arguing the toss on how to create “energy security, reliability and affordability”, wrestling with naysayers in the Parliament and the fossils who linger inside the electricity sector.
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7 things you didn’t know about where solar energy is headed

Solar energy is becoming more diverse than rooftop panels on houses. It has become a consistent source of innovation in the U.S., guiding the flow of research dollars and policies that even the Trump administration can’t seem to dodge — and is even embracing.

President Trump went as far as suggesting the idea of integrating solar panels into his border wall with Mexico after reportedly cribbing it from Las Vegas architect Thomas Gleason.

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4 fast facts about solar prosumers

Not too long ago, electricity worked as a one-way street—utilities produced energy and people consumed it.

Solar energy has changed that model, enabling people who install solar panels on their rooftops to consume the energy generated and sell the rest of it back to utilities. This turns consumers into prosumers — people who both produce and consume energy.

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