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Published on July 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

Going Solar Step 1: Check Out Your Solar Potential with This Solar Power Suitability App

I thought I’d do a little “Going Solar” series here on Planetsave, to help nudge you all along and to have resources available for this great opportunity. This first step is not really required (and not an option for those without an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch — like me) but it’s a fun one if you have the option, and is a useful first step of sorts.

Basically, all it entails is getting a free app to check the solar panel suitability of your roof. Here’s more:

Solar Panels Suitability Checker — iPhone/iPod/iPad App (Free) (via Clean Technica)

I recently ran across a pretty sweet solar power iEverything app (that is, it’s an app for numerous versions of the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad). The app is a solar panel suitability checker… as you might have guessed from the title. To be more clear, the iTunes page states: “The solar panels…

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.

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