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Solar on the Acela. And the Thalys. And the State Water Project?

I love trains.  Seriously, I do.  Trains, train stations, conductor hats, The Little Engine That Could, the word caboose…I love it all.  Can’t get enough. I remember riding with my mother on “The Ocean” when I was just a little...

/ July 11, 2011
Sungevity Solar Company

The Ascent of the Sun: Stepping on the Gas (Part 2 of 3)

Solar electricity comes straight from the source – by which I mean that most electricity is some form of converted sunshine.  I bet when you plug something into your wall you don’t think about the fact that you’re plugging into...

/ July 6, 2011

The Ascent of the Sun (Part 1 of 3)

Hi, Sunshine!  Look around for a second.  Notice anything different?   That’s right, you clever little kitten, you.  We’ve made some major changes to our blog, including: Enhanced Sharability – We’ve made it super-easy to share posts on Facebook, Twitter,...

/ June 24, 2011

23 years of green

Many of our customers get this question from their environmentally conscientious friends: How much energy does it take to manufacture solar panels compared to how much energy they produce?  Good question! The Institute of Science in Society has an answer:...

/ May 31, 2011

Neighbor see, neighbor do

At Sungevity, we’ve known for a long time that the best way to spread solar is neighbor-to-neighbor and friend-to-friend. Customers in our Sunshine Network are solar evangelists who often get their friends and family to go solar too. So we...

/ May 25, 2011
Sungevity Solar Company

Sungevity and Sierra Club announce partnership from roof of Oakland home

Sungevity and Sierra Club launched the Sierra Club Solar Home Campaign today, and we couldn’t be more exciting about our partnership with this venerable grassroots environmental organization.  Read our joint press release below: Sungevity and Sierra Club Join Forces to...

/ May 24, 2011