Green Energy: Now Do It Yourself!

We hear a lot about solar power. Many people criticize the inefficiency of today’s solar panels and the dangerous industrial waste produced in their manufacture. However, solar power is one of the few sustainable methods of energy generation that will not run out in the foreseeable future. Add to that the inevitable increase in efficiency and the reduction of hazardous waste that will (and already has) come with technological advances.

Speaking of efficiency, let’s talk about Sun Tracking DIY, an information service that teaches the public about bringing commercial power generation to the hands of common homeowners. Various companies have developed technology that allows typically expensive and inefficient home solar panels to recoup their cost much more quickly. The technology is relatively simple – your handy-dandy solar panel is placed on a computer-controlled mount that moves throughout the day to compensate for the sun’s movement. This drastically increases the efficiency of the panel, allowing one to recoup their solar investment sooner by decreasing the amount of electricity needed from the grid – and ultimately allowing one to make money by selling the energy back to power companies.

Although we know that solar panels are a for-profit business, we appreciate the role that each company plays in advancing a movement beyond fossil fuels and toward energy dependence for America and the world. Technology will advance over the years, and hopefully these companies will be able to distribute their products on large scale. However, we hope that the endless pursuit of profits does not overtake them as is the common trend with so many today.

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About revelationtoo

Gerald Welch is a progressive author living in Madison, WI. After becoming a victim of corporate fraud and runarounds, he decided to write two books, Welcome to Reality and Corporacracy, to share his experiences and ideas. Look for them in stores and online to understand his story and what Corporacracy means to you!
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One Response to Green Energy: Now Do It Yourself!

  1. Green Living says:

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