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http://solartown.wordpress.com/
Category: Solar Panels

Blog describes financial incentives for solar energy. Highlights the economic implications of home solar PV installations for homeowners. Underlines solar installation incentives for residential solar systems, including rebates, tax credits, property and sales tax exemptions and renewable energy credits. Includes specific entries on state government tax incentives for residents in Arizona, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

http://blog.zabreznik.com
Category: Solar Panels

Homeowners in Texas describe the process of installing a home 8.75 kW solar energy system. Describes rerouting of plumbing vents, process of installing ridge row vents and monitoring systems. Includes in-depth descriptions of solar array layouts and photographs of ongoing installation. Includes progress reports and updates on installation, as well as step-by-step instructions for solar racking. Also documents system’s production after installation. Great, interactive reading for anyone interested in installing a roof PV system.

http://watthead.blogspot.com/
Category: Solar Panels

Blog describes news, original analysis, and opinionated commentary on the criticl transition to a clean and prosperous renewable energy future. Several blog entries address the transition to solar power. Discusses key issues such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Coal Ash, energy education and government policies. Also describes efficient heating and cooling systems using renewable resources, shifts in technology that can produce home solar systems, and world news about how other countries are contributing to the clean energy race. 

http://ecogeek.org/
Category: Solar Electronics

Describes a number of innovative, on the market solar electronics, from electric jet skis to Apple solar-powered iPods and iPhones. Highlights intriguing urban farming concepts with rooftop pods, cycling and charging cell phones simultaneously, the world’s fastest high-speed train, biobased circuit boards made from chicken feathers and soybean oil, and making durable buildings from sticky rice. Fantastic and novel ideas between renewable energy and technology, for all the environmentally conscious geeks out there.

http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/
Category: Solar Electronics

Includes eco deal of the day, green gift ideas, and other eco essentials. Also includes local and world news on many environmental issues. Describes green dining and green spaces and supplies reviews of green products such as insect repellent and organic sunblock. Introduces rings and lamps made from recycled materials, solar-powered backpacks, and hip green fashion! Features occasional green giveaways as well!

http://blog.socalsolarinc.com/
Category: Solar Electronics

Blog describes solar powered electronics gifts, such as solar powered cell phone chargers, solar hybrid flashlights, solar electric systems, and eco golf tees! Explains the benefits of solar panels in homes and why solar electric and electric vehicles are a must. Dives into how going green  can save your money and health. Includes green gradgets of the month. Also goes in depth about how you can have a green wedding and making all your holidays greener.

http://solar.calfinder.com/blog/

Blog introduces solar powered electronics and gadgets. Features environmental news and emphasizes the importance of going green. Talks about the construction of solar power plants in certain states and introduces solar water systems. Also highlights the trials and triumphs of living green with a green mom blogger. Features lots of solar research and reviews of solar products.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/solar-at-home/
Category: Solar Panels

Scientific American features many articles that talk about the conflict between historic preservation and energy efficiency, the rise of concentrated solar power and DIY energy audits. In-depth stories about solar installations. Also includes the benefits of solar power purchase agreements, how to save on air conditioning, finding more ways to conserve energy via wind power, and the incentives for installing solar power.

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