16 May 2019

You may have heard that solar power is now cheaper than many other forms of energy. However, lowering the energy bills and producing your own power aren’t the only benefits of installing a photovoltaic system. As a whole, the environment may be better off by using electricity generated from sunlight. Concerns with Fossil Fuel Generated Electricity Coal, oil, and natural gas have ...

16 May 2019

You don’t need a big, sunny house adorned with glossy panels in order to have solar energy for your household. As we discussed in What Kind of Solar Power Is Right for You? there are several solar options you can explore. For the majority of Americans, community solar is the winning choice, because only about 8 percent of Americans have the ability to put solar panels on their roof. The ...

16 May 2019

Undoubtably, you’ve seen a large wind turbine spinning somewhere offshore, or in a field. These turbines are busy helping our clean energy industry reach new heights, with wind set to become the US’ largest source of renewable power by 2020. As wind continues to make big contributions to our grid, we’re taking a look at how these resources currently fit into our energy industry today,...

16 May 2019

Capturing the earth’s natural energy through wind was once an abstract idea. Eventually, however, engineers were able to focus the idea and put it into action through innovative technology. Throughout the development of wind turbines, many prototypes were created, and many of the first ones designed are still used today, just with more modern engineering. Here are a few of the ...

13 Apr 2016

The Smart Solar Thermal Trough Collector System Xsun GmbH is a dynamic start-up company based in monteral, Canada. Since 2012, we are passionately dedicated to the development and optimization of innovative solar thermal technology solutions. Our newly developed solar thermal parabolic trough collector, which we presented to the public at the INTERSOLAR 2016 trade show, integrates sev...

13 Apr 2016

Renewable Energy
There are many forms of renewable energy . Most of these renewable energies depend in one way or another on sunlight. Wind and hydroelectric power are the direct result of differential heating of the Earth's surface which leads to air moving about (wind) and precipitation forming as the air is lifted. Solar energy is the direct conversion of sunlight using panels or collectors. Biomass e...

13 Apr 2016

Solar water heaters -- also called solar domestic hot water systems -- can be a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. They can be used in any climate, and the fuel they use -- sunshine -- is free. How They Work Solar water heating systems include storage tanks and solar collectors. There are two types of solar water heating systems: active, which have circulating pu...

11 Apr 2016

Spring is starting to show through here in our hometown of Las Vegas. We’re in the midst of trade show season and companies from a host of different industries are visiting the city to promote their offerings and vie for future business. The sales-verse is inhabited by better-educated customers these days, and we have innovations meant to streamline the getting and keeping of business...