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Portable chargers powered by the sun.

Portable chargers powered by the sun can keep you connected when you’re away from a power source. Imagine being able to charge your cell phone, GPS, iPod, and other electronic gadgets when you’re on the go with a neat portable power charger that really works. Hiking, biking, or whenever you find yourself far from any […] Read more

PACE Financing, Property assessed clean energy = Local Jobs, Lower Home Utility Bills & Substantial Home Savings

PACE is an acronym for property assessed clean energy. (PACE) programs enable local governments to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency projects on private property, including residential, commercial and industrial properties. The programs eliminate the chief barrier to clean energy installations: the large upfront cost. If the cities in America were to get behind this […] Read more

Green Living, Eco Friendly Lifestyle

Green living is driven by our passion for hiking the shrinking back-country of our country and the growing alarm about the legacy we are leaving our children. Can we go on turning a blind eye to the changes going on around us forever? If you have a comfortable, rewarding and healthy lifestyle you probably think […] Read more

Power Grab by PGE, Vote No on Ca Proposition 16

Watch out California! PGE is attempting a slight of hand, power grab, magic trick hoping the California voters are asleep at the wheel. PG & E paid a signature gathering company who put proposition 16 on the June primary ballot in an attempt to make it law. We firmly agree with the Oakland Tribune which […] Read more

Brunton Solaris 52, the workhorse of the Brunton family of portable power.

Brunton Solaris 52 is a workhorse in the field. CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide ( solar glossary )) are the most efficient thin film solar panel technology available. By maximizing performance while optimizing portability, it makes the Brunton Solaris 52 the most compact high output model and a great choice for off the grid power. […] Read more

A New Beginning – Why We Must Make This the Decade of Renewables

Jobs in this country and a sustainable future for our children are two things we are very passionate about. This article from Renewable Energy World Magazine is worth your time to read. By Olivier Drücke, European Solar Thermal Industry Federation London, UK [Renewable Energy World Magazine] Shortly after the beginning of the third millennium it […] Read more

Reasons Go Solar Enviromental Discussion NPR Water Regulations

Reasons go solar – I try very hard not to make our blog a political manifesto in spite of my sometimes-passionate beliefs, but the reasons to go solar and related topics is just too important. I was driving back from a solar residential job a few days ago listening to a program on National Public […] Read more

Brunton Restore Solar Charger

Brunton Restore Solar Charger – I don’t usually spend a lot of space writing about small solar chargers but Brunton has a winner here. Brunton is moving towards a new generation of solar powered batteries for small electronics. The Brunton portable power Restore solar powered electronic charger is the equivalent of 1,372 AA batteries which […] Read more

Brunton Solo ™ 15 Portable Rechargeable Battery

How great is the SOLO ™15? Field and Stream Magazine named it “Best of the Best, 2008.” The revolutionary Solo portable battery brings power to the weekend camper or long expedition adventurer way off the grid. Providing power wherever and whenever, the new Solo™ can operate a variety of electronics such as laptops, TVs, air-pumps, […] Read more

Solar Products, Solar Powered Headlamp

Solar camping equipment solar headlamp is a gadget everyone should own. Ever get stuck somewhere and you discover your batteries are dead? Everlite reliable EL8 solar headlamp provides 40 lumens of bright white LED light for up to 12 hours in bright mode. LED running times are about 24 hours in medium mode and 36 […] Read more

Small Cabin or Camping DC Solar

Got a fishing cabin off the grid? Large RV with lots of hungry electrical devices? Or maybe you decided to grow a pony tail and beard and live in your cozy cabin in an Iowa hedge ball forest! Whatever your cup of tea, you can then turn off that noisy smelly generator and run your […] Read more

Brunton SolarRolls ™ 9 – 9 Watt solar charger

The waterproof SolarRoll portable power has given sea kayakers the power to photograph their voyages from the far reaches of the planet. We realize however, that not everyone is defying the ordinary. Some of us simply need the SolarRolls for charging our car battery or running our video camera. With this in mind, have alternative […] Read more

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