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Things to Consider Before Installing a Residential Solar Power System

using solar panels to create a shade structure next to the house -- I must look into this later...

from Greener Ideal

3 Amazing Eco Homes in the United Kingdom

Exterior: Windows facing south. Green roof for insulation, solar panels to collect energy (technology). The "Eco Arch" home (Kent, England) eco design.


'Transparent Solar Panel' "Researchers at Michigan State University have created a solar panel that resembles typical glass, which can be placed on top of a window to collect solar energy, while still providing an unobstructed view. Called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, the panel uses organic molecules made to absorb invisible wavelengths of light, such as ultraviolet and near infrared light." by KEVIN OHANNESSIAN


Solar Panel Benefits - You might think solar panels are only for large corporations. But, in fact, you can use solar panels at your home or your small business. #Solar_panels help to reduce utility bills, decrease your environmental footprint and make yourself greener.

from eHow

How to Build Solar Power for Free

Some companies will give you their used solar panels for free.