Renewable Energy

Five Florida Renewable Energy Organizations to Check Out

October 6, 2021

Numerous organizations in Florida are dedicated to advancing clean and sustainable energy solutions throughout the state. Here’s a look at some of Freedom Solar’s favorites. 

Florida BioFuels and BioEnergy Association (FBBA)

FBBA is a nonprofit trade association that provides educational information and resources to businesses and government agencies across the Southeast. 

More specifically, their priority is to bring clean

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Renewable Energy Organizations in Texas We Love

August 10, 2021

The state of Texas is home to many renewable energy organizations doing good work on both local and national levels. It’s no secret that we love a dedicated renewable energy organization! Here are a few of our favorites.

Private and Nonprofit Renewable Energy Organizations in Texas American Solar Energy Society (ASES)

In operation since 1954, nonprofit ASES serves as

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

April 20, 2021

You know that solar panels absorb sunshine, which somehow converts to electricity so that you can wash a load of laundry, run your AC on a hot day, and binge a night of Netflix on the couch. But exactly how do solar panels work?

Energy is created because of the photovoltaic effect‚ a process that allows matter to emit electrons

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Kid-Friendly Solar STEM Projects!

October 14, 2020

This school year is looking different for families all over the world. With at-home and hybrid learning becoming the new normal, we wanted to help out by sharing a couple of fun solar STEM lessons to keep things interesting.

1. Converting Sunlight Into Heat

How do we heat up water fastest?

Materials needed:

  • 3 clear cups (all the

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Sustainability and Innovation Now On Air: Texas Energy Lab

August 9, 2018

Right around Earth Day this year, we launched a new radio show and podcast called Texas Energy Lab. On the show, we highlight conversations in sustainability and innovation across the Lone Star State.

Every week, our hosts interview business and community leaders. We hear their stories, learn how they’re channeling their energies to improve the world

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Energy Independence Through Solar

June 14, 2018

The role of renewable (green) energy is increasing in the U.S.

Early U.S. energy consumers replaced the use of wood with coal, petroleum and natural gas in the generation of electricity. Today, the use of renewable energy sources such as solar power, wind power and biofuel is increasing. As a result, the consumption of old, nonrenewable energy sources is

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Willie Nelson: Texan, Storyteller, Activist

October 26, 2017

You can understand Willie Nelson’s life as an exercise in storytelling. His music traffics in characters and scenes, tragedies and triumphs. And his legend grows from eight decades of tall tales about the man himself.

Of the stories he’s told on wax over the years, some of our favorites at Freedom Solar are “Red Headed Stranger,” “Pancho and Lefty”

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