solar panels

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of an abandoned solar updraft tower facility, capturing the sense of neglect and disrepair

Energy Towers: Behind The R&D Funding Pleas & Hype

Recently energy towers have been back in the hype cycle, specifically the misnamed Solar Wind Energy Tower. How do they stand up to scrutiny? Well, there are numerous good reasons why they don’t appear to make much sense, but there’s one overwhelming piece of evidence that appears at the bottom … [continued]

How to Pick a Solar Power Installer

Solar energy has been around for decades, but its popularity has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years. Solar power is popping up in more and more conversations, in news articles and on the Web. The popularity of renewable energy is reminiscent of the dot-com boom of … [continued]

Does Solar Power Make Sense?

This is the question I have been getting recently.  It is usually asked of me by a potential customer after I’ve laid out the potential for the solar energy system to cut a good chunk of their electrical bill.  My short answer is the same every time: “It always make … [continued]