Monday, May 19, 2014

Visualization Map of Solar vs Fossil Fuel Energy

Solar Powered Homes & Buildings (Yellow) vs Oil & Gas Drilling (Green)
Solar Powered Homes & Buildings (Yellow) vs Oil & Gas Drilling (Green) 
Who Do You Think Will Win This War?

Friday, May 16, 2014

Walmart Stores With Solar Panels on the Roof

We Have Identified 49 Walmart Solar Store Locations on this Map 
New Locations Will Be Updated Search "Walmart Solar" at SolarEnergyMaps.com

Almost Every Home in This Maui Neighborhood Has A Solar Roof

Maui satellite image of solar homes
Most of the Homes Have Solar In Maui.  Very Impressive! 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The White House Solar Roof Panels

Satellite image of solar panels on the roof of the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Solar Roof Panels on the White House
In 2010 the Obama administration announced that it would re-installed solar panels on the roof of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue! The completion date for the project was originally Spring 2011 and finally got completed in 2014.  Hip hip hurray!

On June 20, 1979, President Carter installed 32 solar thermal panels to generate hot water, but the panels were taken down (and not reinstalled intentionally) while the roof was being resurfaced in 1986 while Reagan was president.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Palos Verdes, California Solar Powered Homes Map

Palos Verdes solar roof map
Palos Verdes Has Done An Impressive Job Adopting Solar
Add New Locations To Our Map Here at SolarEnergyMaps.com

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Map of Solar Related Companies in U.S.

Map of solar companies across the U.S. - installers, contractors and businesses related to solar.
Map of solar companies across the U.S. - installers, contractors and businesses related to solar. 

Solar Installation Chart 2010 - 2013

solar installation chart 2010- 2013

There are now over 13,000 MW of cumulative solar electric capacity operating in the U.S., enough to power more than 2.2 million average American homes. There were 140,000 new solar installations in the U.S. during 2013, bringing the total to over 445,000 PV systems operating today. The utility market led the charge again with 2,847 MW of PV and 410 MW of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) installed in 2013.
Data source.

Top 10 Solar Installation States Ranked

solar state rankings map
California ranks #1 among all states in number of solar systems installed with 145,634. The next state, New Jersey, has only 18,349 installs.  Source

Potential Solar Energy Map of US

Solar potential heat map

This map shows national solar photovoltaics (PV) resource potential and concentrating solar power (CSP) resource potential for the United States. Source.  

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