Not many company presidents write code for internal financial software or strap on a tool-belt to walk rooftops. Cheney Brand, of SunBug Solar, loves doing both. After quitting his job at a software company to study bass guitar at Berkeley School of Music, Brand decided to forge a career in solar power. At 39 years …

With climate change threatening the planet and constantly rising electricity prices threatening your pocketbook, there’s no better time to make the switch to a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. As technology improves, PVs are becoming more affordable and efficient, making them that much more of an attractive option for your home’s energy needs. But before making …

So you’re interested in going solar, you’ve got a house or platform to put panels on but aren’t sure which panels to use. Solar cell technology has been growing in leaps and bounds, with costs dropping and efficiency soaring. Choosing the right solar panels can result in a sizeable impact in energy savings over the …

When we think of solar power we often envisage solar panels on rooftops to generate heat or electricity. But as the technology evolves and we become increasingly mobile, solar power innovators have risen to the challenge and created some exciting solar powered units that can generate energy on the go and in remote locations. There …