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Lithium-ion battery: its impact and environmental issues

Lithium-ion batteries, commonly used for solar energy storage, have raised several ethical and environmental concerns: Environmental Impact:  Lithium extraction, vital for these batteries, can be highly detrimental to the environment....
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Solar Panels: a Closer Look at the Cost

Solar panels have gained immense popularity in recent years as an eco-friendly and cost-effective way to generate electricity. However, one common concern many people have is whether solar panels are...
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How Do Solar Panels Affect Climate Change?

Solar panels can have a positive impact on climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping to mitigate the effects of global warming. When solar panels generate electricity from...
Challenges of AA communities in solar

What Are the Challenges That the Afro-American Community Faces in the Solar Industry?

There is no single answer to this question as the barriers to entry into the solar market can vary based on a variety of factors, including geographic location, access to...
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Wild for Solar: Celebrating Wildlife Associates’ Solar Energy System

On August 15, 2015, an unusually hot and sunny Saturday, Wildmind Science Learning (formerly Wildlife Associates) commemorated their new 27 kW solar energy system with a both wildlife and solar-focused...
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Trapdoor Social: Creating Alternative Rock for Alternative Energy

Everybody Solar has had the pleasure and luck to have an outstanding partner and inspirer to help bring a free solar energy system to Homeboy Industries - the L.A. based non-profit which helps former...
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Solar and Rock and Roll, Building a Brighter Future

Youness Scally of Everybody Solar and Skylar Funk of alternative-rock and alternative-energy-championing band Trapdoor Social join Talk Solar radio host Beth Bond to discuss their joint project that brings solar energy to...
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Two Things We Love – Homeboy Industries & Solar – Come Together

How about this for a great match: Homeboy Industries, that great charity in LA that helps former gang members find a better life, is finally getting solar installed on their HQ...
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Progress Report: 2012 – A Letter From Our Founder

It is hard to believe that another year has nearly come and gone, but here we are. It is time to reflect on 2012, as well as look forward to...
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Everybody Solar Picks Rebuilding Together Peninsula for Our Pilot Project!

Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) is a non-profit community organization based in Redwood City, CA. Since RTP’s founding in 1989 they have rehabilitated 1,111 homes and 320 community centers while leveraging...
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4 Tips for Reducing Your Holiday Carbon Footprint

Just because it's the holiday season doesn't mean you have to stop being green.  Check out our quick tips on making the season greener and brighter for everyone! 1. Decorate with...
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When Times Get Tough, the Tough Go Solar

With the future of the U.S. economy looking bleaker than it has in many decades, thanks mainly to poor decision making on Capitol Hill its' time to turn off the...