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Go Green Expo in Frederick, MD

On Monday June 13th, Josh Mitten and myself travelled south to the Go Green Energy Conference in Frederick, Maryland. The event was sponsored by Representative Roscoe Bartlett- a green advocate in the House of Representatives in Maryland. A variety of … Read more

The Light Green Hurdle: Why Solar Needs A More Committed Following

I read an article recently talking about a new eco concept labeling light vs dark green consumers. Light green consumers are people who shop for goods that are green, good for the environment (at least according to the label) and … Read more

Zoom Solar Zoom

Want to race? We’re setting up a solar toy car race on June 4th for the kids at Kim Small’s Solar Open House and BBQ. These things are awesome! As long as the clouds don’t come, it would go all … Read more

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Home Page. This is something to keep on your radar for Fall 2011 (dates TBD).  Every other year a Solar Decathlon is held where top notch colleges and universities from around the world compete … Read more

Solar Energy Technologies Program Newsletter: DOE to Invest up to $27 Million to Support Solar Research

Think of it like the Moon Shot initiative set forth by Kennedy when America was racing to the moon. Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, has created the Sun Shot program as a way to incentivize and fund research into the … Read more

He’s electric

I’m amazed to see more and more what our customers are doing and how they inspire me.  I visited Kim recently and he showed me his Toyota Prius converted to run on full electric.  On the back bumper, he has … Read more

World’s Smallest Solar Powered Cinema

This is unreal: check out the world’s smallest cinema.  Apparently they have fit 16 people at one time in there, but it’s built for 8.  Not a bad way to promote short environmental films…for free.  I can see one of … Read more

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