Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has just approved the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, a 550-megawatt (MW) solar power project to be built in the California desert east of Palm Springs. The solar-photovoltaic facility will create more than 630 jobs at peak construction and infuse an estimated $336 million
Solar energy is the most renewable and cleanest type of energy. It is captured through panels that produce electricity or heat.
For those thinking of installing a solar power system on their roof, there are several factors to consider to make the most of it.