Students Learn About Renewable Energy In Their Solar Powered Classroom

Students Learn About Renewable Energy In Their Solar Powered Classroom

A Solar Powered Classroom Teaches Clean Energy To 4th Graders.

Imagine if your 4th grade teacher thought that it was his or her job to teach students how to solve problems? Starting with some of the biggest problems that face the entire planet, namely climate change. How fun would it be as a student to help with the design and installation of solar power with battery storage for your classroom?  Read more Students Learn About Renewable Energy In Their Solar Powered Classroom

Nevada University Solar Decathalon Design 2017

Major Nevada University Solar Decathalon Design Team.

In sharp contrast to the battle with the electric utilities in Nevada, students from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas know exactly what the future of home design needs to be. Their entree into this years DOE Solar Decathalon features innovations in climate control, lighting and energy efficiency. Read more Nevada University Solar Decathalon Design 2017

Nevada Residents Fight For Home Solar Energy Net Metering Rights

Nevada Residents Fight For Home Solar Energy Net Metering Rights

As home solar energy continues to improve and reduce in price, homeowners are beginning to take a serious look at planning an investment for themselves. Add to this the ability to store energy in a cost effective manor such as the Tesla Power Wall system or may others and consumers will soon be able to afford to be completely off-grid. Read more Nevada Residents Fight For Home Solar Energy Net Metering Rights

Next Generation Energy Storage Technology

Next Generation Energy Storage Technology

The Future Belongs To Energy Storage Technology.

Lithium ion batteries are today about a 15 to 20 billion dollar market. The majority of these batteries are used in consumer electronics like phones, laptops and tablets. Electric vehicles and home energy storage are new players to the lithium ion battery market and the demand is just starting. Read more Next Generation Energy Storage Technology

A DIY Flat Panel Solar Water Heater

A DIY Flat Panel Solar Water Heater

The Flat Panel Solar Water Heater.

At Free SolarEnergyTraining.com, we talk a lot about technologies to make solar electricity and rightly so, as this is the most important way for homeowners to be able to reduce their own dependance on the electric grid. There is however a very importand supporting solar technology namely solar heat. Read more A DIY Flat Panel Solar Water Heater

Experts Weigh In On U.S. Solar Energy Tax Credits

Experts Weigh In On U.S. Solar Energy Tax Credits

Renewable & Solar Energy Tax Credits Helped Fuel The Industry So Far.

Energy analysist the world over are trying to predict what will happen in 2017, not just for fossil fuels but also for renewable energy investments. In the US, will the new government continue to support renewable energy tax credits or make moves that will try to slow the industry down? Read more Experts Weigh In On U.S. Solar Energy Tax Credits

The Largest Producer Of Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries – Tesla Gigafactory

The Largest Producer Of Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries

We Need A Huge Source For Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries.

Tesla Motors broke ground on their famed Gigafactory in June 2014 outside Sparks, Nevada. They expect to begin battery cell production by the end of this year. Tesla projects that by 2018, the Gigafactory will reach full capacity and they have future plans for further expansion of product capabily. Read more The Largest Producer Of Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries – Tesla Gigafactory