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My solar panel installation day and experience with going green.

Posts Tagged ‘United States

September 2012 solar output

October 12, 2012

Two years and 1 month with Sungevity solar. My neighbors varied in electric bills, one neighbor was below $100 and another over $300, mine was $100 and used to be $250 to $300 for a month of 106 degrees for so many days. The referral is $1000 for October only, so if you have been […]


October 12, 2011

Happy Columbus day or Happy Native American Day. I am part native American. My great-grandmother on my mother’s side was Cherokee (half or more).

Biofuels info

September 22, 2011

Here is something about biofuels that my daughter sent me from the internet that is informative about biofuels. Related articles The Role of Biofuels in the Energy Future: Lessons from Brazil (blogs.berkeley.edu) Airlines Turn To Biofuels (huffingtonpost.com) Fueling forest for food (iipalbanjary.net) What are bioenergy and biofuels – and are they a good idea? (guardian.co.uk) […]

Happy Labor Day!

September 5, 2011

Yes, another day to rest from work. It is rainy today so the graph tomorrow will be quite interesting. We had monsoons and thunder today. My daughters are back east and their areas, Tennessee and Washington DC, are full of clouds and rain from Hurricane Lee. Here are the graphs for Sept. 3rd and 4th. […]

Which solar company to pick?

August 4, 2011

Back at work, busy, busy. Here are the solar panel results while I was at work. So we are both working. That’s cool. My panels do their job and I do mine. By the way, if you are trying to decide which solar company to go with, check into the interest increase per year on […]

On Vacation

July 14, 2011

Oh, for the first time since I started my solar blog, I will be on vacation for a week. So if you don’t see a new post everyday, you will understand. I will catch up when I can either on vacation using my iPad or when I get back from traveling to the northern California […]

Solar Patio Covers and the SD Co. Fair

June 25, 2011

We were down at the San Diego County Fair this weekend and had a great time. There were a few solar companies there with purchase or lease which was good to see. It was good to say, “I already have solar,” as my reply. Also all the cars from yesteryear, displayed around various areas. The […]

June 6th solar panel results and back to Tenn.

June 6, 2011

My grandson flew back with his parents today to Tennessee.  I will miss him till I see him again. Thank goodness for webcams.

Lowe’s and Sungevity – solar partnership!

May 16, 2011

LOWE’S SELECTS SUNGEVITY FOR RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PARTNERSHIP — Second Largest Retailer and Fastest Growing Residential Solar Company Set Stage for Mass Adoption of Residential Solar Power — MOORESVILLE, N.C. and OAKLAND, Calif.—May 16, 2011—Lowe’s, the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, and Sungevity, the nation’s fastest growing residential solar company, today announced a new agreement […]

Electric car and plug-in hybrids

May 5, 2011

Hi While I was waiting in line today, I noticed I was behind an “ebox.” This “ebox” said AC Propulsion on the side and had no exhaust pipe. It also said totally electric car on the side too. It looked like a Toyota Scion XB. When I got home I looked it up. It gets […]