The history of solar energy

July 31, 2018

Back in the 7th century B.C. our ancestors discovered how to light fires using glass as a magnifier. The Greek scientist Archimedes was said to have used the reflective properties of bronze shields to set fire to an invading Roman fleet in 212 B.C. In 1839, the French scientist Edmund Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect during an experiment.

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Despite the global pandemic, the U.S. utility-scale solar generating capacity grew by 4,238 MW in Q4'20, capping a year of steady additions amounting to 10,023 MW. This is an increase of 77.8% in capacity additions from 2019. U.S. now has 49,124 MW of installed utility-scale solar capacity. Meanwhile, the wind industry added 7,248 MW in the quarter and 13,829 MW of capacity in 2020, an increase of 48% from 2019.

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What Are the Five Major Types of Renewable Energy?

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Infographic | March 6, 2020

Today, more than ever before in U.S. history, renewable energy has proven capable of powering not just the U.S., but the entire world too! A decade ago, it would have been unrealistic to think renewable energy could surpass fossil fuels, but in 2019, renewable energy supplied more power to America’s grid than coal.

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US businesses are benefiting from an innovative approach to energy

Infographic | December 28, 2019

AER Worldwide, an electronic waste recycler, wanted an energy investment that could add value to its property and strengthen its commitment to the environment. We installed a solar energy solution at its headquarters that will generate approximately 361,819 kWh of clean energy per year – saving almost $4 million and removing the equivalent of 259 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.

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Solar heat for cities the sustainable solution for district heating

Infographic | December 19, 2019

SDH is a large field of solar thermal collectors supplying solar energy to the heat network of a neighbourhood, a village or a town. This field is supplemented by a heating centre, which provides additional energy to meet all the heating needs of connected residential, public or office buildings. The heat network can likewise be supplied with surplus energy of collectors installed on the roofs of those buildings.

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What does it mean to electrify everything?

Infographic | January 30, 2020

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