This is just part of a 7.2 kW rooftop solar system in Bayview, Wisconsin, as seen in 2007. (M.J. Monty/Creative Commons)
Solar power is now the third most popular renewable energy source, behind water and wind, according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The George Washington University
Scott Sklar is your average neighbor… with a few quirks. The house with over a dozen solar panels, three solar-powered pink flamingos, and a hydrogen fuel cell? It’s totally off the grid.
George Washington University
Solar can be hard to set up for one person alone, but DC residents are involving the whole community in light of falling prices and tax incentives.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
How easy is it to go solar in the nation's capitol?
Member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
50% of the electricity in the U.S. is currently generated from coal. Coal power plants emit CO2, produce solid waste, and are highly toxic to people living close by. It's time to change the story of coal with clean, renewable energy.