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Solar generation capacity 'no longer insignificant'

Written by: Amanda H. Miller Created: Thu. Apr 24, 2014
US solar generation capacity up 418%

Solar electric generation has increased 418 percent since 2010 and now accounts for 1.13 percent of total US generation capacity.

“Solar is still small, but it’s no longer insignificant,” said Glenn McGrath, a researcher and author of a recent report on solar industry growth for the Energy Information Administration.


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Do you need to wash your rooftop solar panels?

Written by: Amanda H. Miller Created: Thu. Sep 26, 2013
Do you need to clean your solar panels?

Do you need to wash your solar panels?

It’s a good question and one with a lot of different answers. Companies specializing in cleaning solar panels generally say: Yes – you have to clean your rooftop solar panels and you have to clean them regularly. Some say panels need an annual scrub, others say quarterly. One company selling an automated washing system says panels should be washed every couple weeks.

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