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News and Trends

Big Data and Solar Energy Are a Match Made in Heaven

New forecasting technology may be the missing puzzle piece in solar's widespread adoption.

Sustainability and Roofing Expert Mike Feazel Predicts a Bright Future for Solar Technology

Are you ready for what the next few years in technology will bring?

Why the Tide Is Turning for the Energy Sector

The increasing demand for electric vehicles, air conditioning and renewable energy are all helping to shape the future.

Alaska Is Offering Entrepreneurs a Huge Renewable Energy Opportunity

The widely scattered residents of the largest state are looking for alternatives to reduce their onerous energy costs.

5 Ways to Fatten Your Bottom Line by Drastically Cutting Energy Costs

Save energy and you'll save money, too. Here's how.

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