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Posts Tagged ‘White House

Happy Earth Day! Go Solar!

April 22, 2011

Back in the 70’s, we used to write “Go Solar” on our electric bills. Too bad they didn’t listen to us back then. There were solar festivals everywhere with solar exhibits, panels, wind generators, solar water heaters, homemade solar cookers, commercial products of all kinds, organic gardening booths, demonstrations on how to convert lawn clippings […]

December 15th and Sungevity forum?

December 15, 2010

We are half-way through the month and I always like to project what my total of kilowatts will be. So after tonight I can look at the total kilowatts made for the month and I will post it tomorrow. You can make guesses too. Do you do that with your internet data? Why don’t we […]

Robert’s Solar in photos

December 12, 2010

I finally had my camera with me when I was at Robert’s house yesterday. Here are the photos of his 2.9kw system from Sungevity with Canadian Solar panels and Kaco Inverter. His system is smaller and his roof had no pipes coming up so the installers had it up in one day. He said yesterday […]

$700 free

December 11, 2010

Image via CrunchBase December has a special present in offer. If you sign up for an iQuote (free) at Sungevity, they will give you a gift card for $200. The other 500 dollars comes from adding my referral number to the quote. Thus you make 700 dollars when your solar panels installation is connected. You […]

Solar Robert

December 9, 2010

He finally got his internet connected to his Kaco Inverter so he can watch his energy graphs like I do everyday. He was on vacation and finally got it connected. Have fun watching solar graphs, Robert. I know you watch currency graphs a lot now you can watch energy creation graphs.  Have fun. Some of […]

Over 1500 kWh made so far in 3 months…

December 2, 2010

Not bad for my little 3.7kw system, is what a friend said the other day. Yes, 1500 plus kilowatts so far 90 days. Yahoo! I was invited to be a reference on a large solar installation. My notoriety is picking up? BusinessWeek, PBS, GWU, Planet Forward, and more. Interesting. My average for November was 17 […]

Two months and one week…

October 31, 2010

My solar panel system has been in operation for two months and one week, very cool. I have enjoyed every day of it and enjoy the savings on my electric bill and the way I am helping the environment. Tomorrow I can look back at October and compare the last two months of operation. I […]

Business Week and PBS

October 30, 2010

I forgot to tell you that a few weeks ago, Bloomberg Business Week magazine interviewed me for an upcoming article about Sungevity and the White House going solar. Cool huh? I don’t know when it will come out, but I will let you know. Yesterday, Victoria from George Washington University interviewed me for an upcoming […]

Justin Cox my tech rep wins award

October 20, 2010

Justin wins award! Seen below is a picture I took when he came to the door on install day, in his orange Sungevity painted Prius. Here is the link to the award with a letter from the President. letter about Justin Cox and going solar SolarWorksforAmerica

White House finally goes solar

October 7, 2010

It’s about time. I am glad to hear that the White House which used to have solar under Pres. Carter will finally have solar again. Solar water heating and some solar electric is a good start. It should have happened a year ago. Sungevity offered to put solar on the White House for free but […]