Cal Redekop is the unlikely face of climate change advocacy. He is not a 16-year-old posting about sustainability on Snapchat and he’s not marching the streets of Washington, DC to abolish the coal industry. Instead, Cal is a 94-year-old retired college professor and business executive driving … [Read more...] about This Climate Warrior Once Thought Business was the Problem. Now He’s One of Our Company’s Owners.
Welcome to late summer 2020, where it has felt like March for nearly five months now and many things that Americans take for granted have now become more complicated. One of these things is casting your vote in the upcoming elections for president and members of Congress. In the past, most of us … [Read more...] about 2020 Election is Crucial for Solar Power. Make Your Voting Plan Now.
Harrisonburg Went Solar Early -- and It's Still Going Solar in a Big Way With a population of about 50,000, Harrisonburg is not one of Virginia's largest cities. Places like Virginia Beach, Northern Virginia or Richmond have a lot more people. But when it comes to solar power, Harrisonburg is a … [Read more...] about Mennonites Lead in One of Virginia’s Most Solar-Rich Small Cities
Walmart made national news last week when the giant retailer filed a lawsuit against tech company and solar installer Tesla. The complaint said that due to "widespread system neglect," solar panels installed by Tesla and by SolarCity, which Tesla acquired in 2016, started fires atop seven Walmart … [Read more...] about Walmart vs Tesla – What It Means for the Solar Industry
Colleges and universities across the United States have been recognized as leaders in adopting renewable energy sources such as solar power. Wondering how Virginia stacks up to states across the country? Here's the answer. In Virginia, only Washington and Lee University in Lexington (ranked 63) … [Read more...] about How Virginia’s Colleges Stack up on Renewable Energy