Solar

We have all heard of solar energy by now. Whatever your opinions on it are, it is a simple statement of fact that it is probably one of the best methods we have for reducing carbon emissions. The importance of solar energy is first that...

When the Chernobyl nuclear reactor melted down in 1986, most people believed that the fallout zone would remain deserted for hundreds if not thousands of years. What they found instead is not only a thriving ecosystem, but also plenty of clean energy potential. The majority of...

We’ve done a lot of research over the past few months about Question 3. We’ve written about who it will effect and how it could possibly change the residential solar industry. after putting together all of the pieces of this puzzle we have finally made...

Nevadans have a big choice to make in November with Question 3. Should we open up the energy market or should we keep the NV Energy monopoly. This proposed amendment has a lot of parts and changes proposed that affect our energy overall, but how does...

Nevada is well known for it’s old, abandoned mines and spooky ghost towns, but what if some of these historic locations were brought into the bright, sunny future? A new change in state regulations could give these dusty, dangerous Nevada mines a new life as...

8 Reasons to Install a Home Solar System in 2018 - Solup.com If you’ve been thinking about getting a home solar system, 2018 is the year to do it. There are many great reasons to invest in solar, and there has never been a better time. Here are just a few reasons to make 2018 the year you install a home solar system.

A green bank is a public-private entity that provides funding for clean energy projects.  The goal is to encourage the growth of clean energy to combat climate change, reduce our reliance on expensive fossil fuels, and become sustainable.  For green banks to become a reality,...

Residential solar systems are becoming popular around the country because of the benefits they offer to homeowners. Traditional sources of electricity are expensive, unfriendly to the environment, and at risk for malfunction. Installing solar panels on the roof of a home can alleviate all of...

Microgrids are on the rise.  A microgrid is a grouping of distributed energy sources with control capabilities and can work with the grid or operate autonomously as dictated by demand.  It is essentially a smaller version of the grid with several advantages.  These advantages include...