January 2014 / 4 posts found

A Day at the Irvine Regional Park

Here’s a scary fact: humanity depends on plants for survival!  Even more terrifying: the plants are at war, and the casualties are becoming catastrophic!  Invasive plant species from other regions are thriving in Southern California because they lack natural predators and have the ability to survive in our sunny climate. This means we’ll have fewer species overall, which are less resistant to extreme weather and red-eared slider turtle attacks....
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what does the fox say, Norwegian, renewable energy, sustainability, pollution

What Does the Solar Say?

Hopefully, you have heard of the Siri trick, "What Does the Fox say?" If you haven't, drop everything and find an iPhone with Siri!  If you can't, we added some of her responses to the bottom.  We had the whole office watch the video and then the parody ideas started flowing.  We came up with this, enjoy!   The original What Does the Fox Say video in all its catchy glory! For those of you, like TweeterDeeter and the Manatee who do not have...
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Yann Brant, Solar Wakeup, White House Solar

2013 in the Sunlight (Annual Solar Recap)

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce our new intern!  Kristina Horensky comes to us from Oberlin College where she is majoring in Environmental Studies and Law & Society.  She’ll be helping us with many things around the office and it might just be time to clean those panels again…   This was Kristina’s first assignment. 2013 was a successful year for solar. Massive, unprecedented increases in solar capacity and residential...
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ground mount desert

Grow Your Own Money! (Just Add Solar)

Solar modules can go just about everywhere: satellites, poles, trailers, and most commonly rooftops. The most basic solar installation is the ground mount. As you may have guessed, ground mount systems are solar modules that are secured...to the ground. Now imagine, you’ve just inherited 10 acres of land in the middle of the Mojave!  What will you do with your newly acquired desert paradise? Ten acres isn’t quite enough land to fulfill your lifelong...
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