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solar power banks

Best Solar Power Bank of 2020

Solar power banks are small and portable battery packs connected to a solar panel, all wrapped in a durable, compact shell. Most are big enough to charge your smartphone two or three times – perfect for a weekend getaway to… Read More
solar costs over time

Solar Energy Costs Trends Over Time

Solar installation costs continue to come down. Since 2010, the cost of installing solar has dropped an incredible 65%. While buying a solar installation might’ve been only for the well-to-do just a decade ago, with today’s low prices (and great… Read More

Best Portable Solar Chargers

The best portable solar chargers give you the freedom to take your electronic devices into the great outdoors without fear of dead batteries. Solar panel technology has improved, but there are still considerable differences in the quality of portable solar… Read More
Best Solar Lanterns

Best Solar Lanterns

Solar lanterns are versatile. They can be your best friend on a camping trip, or the perfect option to accent your backyard evening. You don’t have to worry about batteries dying, they’re cost-effective, and they run off an endless supply… Read More
best solar deck lights

Best Solar Deck Lights

For many years, enjoying your deck outdoors either meant sitting in darkness or turning on a blinding floodlight that ruined the ambience. But with the increasing popularity of solar lighting, there’s now another alternative. There are dozens of excellent solar… Read More

Best Solar Car Battery Chargers

The best solar car battery chargers are an easy to use and cost-effective way to maintain your car battery. Solar car battery chargers are the perfect way to keep your car’s battery topped-up. They’re extremely easy to use, while also… Read More
Brightown Patio String Lights

Best Solar String Lights

Solar string lights are beautiful, versatile and easy on the environment. With their energy source (the solar panel) attached right to the end of the string, you can put them anywhere you can reach, regardless of whether there’s an electric… Read More
trump tariffs

Checking In on the Trump Solar Tariff 15 Months On

With Trump announcing a new 25% tariff on Chinese-made solar inverters yesterday, we got to wondering how the 2018 solar panel tariff – much maligned at the time for potentially hindering one of the US’ fastest growing industries – has… Read More
Tesla lowers solar prices in bid to regain crown

Tesla Lowers Solar Installation Cost

It’s no secret that Tesla’s been slumping on its solar business over the last few years. Once top-dog in the industry, rival Sunrun has since taken their crown. However, earlier this year Elon Musk said 2019 was going to be… Read More
Facebook Partners with Utility for 350 MW of Solar

Facebook Partners with Utility for 350 MW of Solar

Facebook has partnered with utility Dominion Energy to install 350 megawatts of solar in Virginia and North Carolina, to cover energy use at Facebook’s local facilities. The project supports Dominion and Facebook’s commitments as members of We Are Still In,… Read More
Disney World installs 270 acre solar farm

Disney World Installs 270 Acre Solar Farm

Disney World has installed its second solar installation, a 50 MW solar installation that can cover 25% of the park’s energy needs, a major step in its plan to reduce emissions by 50% by 2020. Solar installation covers 25% of… Read More