147 Days of Sunshine and 1 More Rotation Around the Sun

January 4, 2014

2011 has been an exciting year for us at Sungevity. From an ice pop truck tour of the Eastern Seaboard to solid new business partnerships to hiring over 200 new SFUNsters, we’ve been keeping busy on all fronts. Source


Surface Area Needed to Power World with Solar

December 21, 2013

In reality, it’s not that much land mass. These are based on solar panels with 20% efficiency, and new technologies seem to be on the verge of 70% to 80% efficiency, so the foot print could grow even smaller. However, I’m not sure we have enough rare materials needed to make that many solar panels, […]


Happy Earth Day from SunRun!

January 24, 2013

In honor of Earth Day 2010, here’s a nifty graphic we created just for the occasion: Home Solar: How solar will fix our broken electricity grid. The more people know about clean, renewable energy, the closer we are to stopping climate change, so spread the word!

Home Solar

Home Solar

November 5, 2012

Solar home power can fix our broken electricity grid and can also save us money, take a look at this infographic to find out how.

Community Environmental Council

Community Environmental Council’s Results 2011

September 28, 2012

This infographic shows the growing clean energy movement in Santa Barbara, CA led by the Community Environmental Council. Join the movement! Source

The Average American

The Average American’s Annual Energy Consumption

August 22, 2012

The push to go green has many people pay closer attention to their consumption habits. This infographic looks at the average American’s annual energy consumption and traces the source of the energy. The infographic also examines how the US stacks up against other nations in consumption, which only affirms our position as a large consumer […]

Reinventing Fire: Five Interesting Facts About Our Energy-Hogging Economy

Reinventing Fire: Five Interesting Facts About Our Energy-Hogging Economy

August 18, 2012

For a while, we almost had it. Before America’s comprehensive climate and energy bill turned into a devastating failure in 2010, the U.S. seemed to be on the verge of having an energy plan based on a sustainable vision for the future. But today, with “climate,” “clean energy investment” and “green jobs” being dirty words […]

Surface Area Required to Power the World

Surface Area Required to Power the World

July 27, 2012

This map shows the surface area needed to power the world if we used solar power. Its part of the Land Art Generator Initiative, which brings together artists, architects and engineers to create land art instillations that generate clean energy. The figures are based on 2008 global power usage. I can’t believe how little space […]

Tapping The Sun

Tapping The Sun’s Energy

July 24, 2012

In this illustration of solar energy systems, you can see exactly how the sun’s energy is converted into electricity that is usable by your home or business. Follow the path of energy from the sun, through the pv panels, its conversion to AC electricity by the inverter and finally into the utility grid. Take a […]

How Important is Alternative Energy Research

How Important is Alternative Energy Research

July 4, 2012

Government spending on alternative energy is very low compared to what American’s spend annually on non essential goods. This infographic takes a look at what American’s spend on things such as coffee and lottery tickets as opposed to what America spends on alternative energy resources such as hydro power and solar power. Source

How Does Solar Power Work? - Photovoltaics Explained

How Does Solar Power Work? – Photovoltaics Explained

June 7, 2012

We all know that the sun’s light contains energy. Here shows how does solar power work starting from stage 1 up to Creating usable solar power. Check out the process! Source

Bring Solar Home Campaign Success

Bring Solar Home Campaign Success

May 9, 2012

Bring Solar Home is an initiative of the non-profit advocacy organization, Solar San Antonio, to encourage local solar commitments and educate the community on the benefits of solar energy. We are working with CPS Energy, solar installers, and financial institutions to simplify the process of “going solar.” Source