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Reducing Carbon Footprint Through Solar Energy

Posted on April 23, 2019, by Ryan Buege

Mike Allen from St. Paul-based All Energy Solar stops by the WCCO studio to discuss solar energy (3:09). WCCO Mid-Morning – April 19, 2019

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Infographic: Why Lithium Ion Batteries are the Preferred Choice for Energy Storage

Posted on April 23, 2019, by All Energy

You hear a lot about energy independence these days, particularly when the conversation of renewable energy is brought up.

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How do You Know Which Type of Solar Installation is Right for You?

Posted on April 17, 2019, by All Energy

If you’re considering purchasing your own solar panel system, 2019 is your year to do so! With the 30% federal tax credit set to decrease and eventually expire in the coming years, moving quickly is key if you’re looking to cash in on the savings. Here’s a quick review of the different solar panel systems available to you right now.

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Why Going Completely “Off-Grid” May Not Be a Reality

Posted on April 15, 2019, by All Energy

Advances in modern technology have spurred the rapid adoption of renewable energy sources, skyrocketing popularity in solar panel installations to new levels within a few decades. Solar panels have become more efficient and significantly more cost-effective, making the switch to solar easier than ever.

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Top 4 Reasons to Be Energy Independent

Posted on April 11, 2019, by All Energy

The 1970’s were a tumultuous time for the energy industry. The United States accounted for less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but consumed about 20 percent of the global energy supply. This became an apparent issue when oil rich countries imposed an embargo against the U.S., causing widespread panic among consumers.

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eBook: Energy Independence

Posted on April 09, 2019, by All Energy

You hear a lot about energy independence these days, particularly when the conversation of renewable energy is brought up. If the first thought of energy independence that comes to mind is being completely detached from the grid, you might want to think again!

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How Does Solar Help the Environment? (Video)

Posted on April 03, 2019, by All Energy

Energy production has been on our minds since the dawn of humankind. But at some point the quest for energy began to create complications which became harmful to the planet and, ultimately, its inhabitants. 

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From Sunlight to Energy: How on Earth Does it Work?

Posted on March 26, 2019, by All Energy

For many years, people considered the energy they bought from their local power grid to be natural, normal energy—it was convenient, relatively affordable, and readily available. These days, we’re coming to understand that there’s an energy source far more natural and normal than what electric plants produce. That energy is the sun, which produces solar energy.

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Activity Book: The Wonders of Solar Energy

Posted on March 20, 2019, by All Energy

Now you can share the wonders of solar energy with the important children in your life by getting a hold of this printable activity book that is filled with pictures and fun puzzles to solve and enjoy. Have unlimited fun and don't worry about mistakes because this book is re-printable! 

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The Power Grid: What it is and What You Should Know 
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Posted on March 18, 2019, by All Energy

In the early 1900s, about 4,000 electric companies operated independently from one another. After World War II, the utilities began connecting to other providers to help improve reliability and reduce the cost of electrical generation and storage. The continental U.S. is now connected by one power grid comprised of three main interconnections: one covers the area west of the Rocky Mountains; the second covers everything east of the Rockies and part of the Texas panhandle; the third covers the rest of Texas.

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