We're very happy to announce we've been awarded a contract to install a 54kW solar electric (photovoltaic) system at the Lee County Public Safety Building. Even better? It's…
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 09:20

Three Problems with Oil

It was almost 10 years ago when I wrote this, and I think it's interesting how it still applies, so I thought I would share it with you: Problem #1: We don’t know the true cost of oil: We’re a little angry because we think we’re paying too much for gas. Surprisingly, and perhaps foolishly, we still aren’t taking into consideration other costs we are currently paying via tax dollars. Do we have any idea how many of our tax dollars are being spent defending our oil interests around the world? How many are spent cleaning up the environment and regaining our health due to…
Friday, 30 July 2010 09:01

Change Your Fuel... Change Your World

Wow, I just saw this movie and I highly recommend it! Fuel was released on June 22, 2010 on DVD and is an in-depth personal journey of Josh Tickell (filmmaker & eco-evangelist) who spent 11 years making it! He takes us on a journey around the world trying to find different solutions to Americ's addiction/dependency to oil. He highlights different issues such as our overwhelming national debt, our insatiable demand for energy, and our shrinking economy while explaining the way out of the mess we're in. He explains how to replace all of the oil we now use, while creating environmentally friendly…
Wow, I saw this on the BBC web site, and thought I'd share it.  This BBC article discusses how two US companies will be given a large amount of money to help jump-start our solar industry. The money that will be given to these two companies will come from a government stimulus find that is designed to boost the economy during the recession, one of which will use the money to create the world's largest parabolic trough plant as well as the first solar plant in the US with molten salt thermal energy storage. This initiative will not only provide jobs,…

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