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Summer Movie Night: “Catching The Sun”, a Solar Power Documentary

“Before the Flood” brought all kinds of attention and opinions out of hiding regarding climate change, and spurred an interest and an appetite in the public for environmental filmography; but this Netflix film which premiered in April of 2016 focuses much more specifically on the solar power industry. Directed and produced by Shalini Kantayya in […]

Sun Tech: Solar Powered Gadgets For Summer (or any time of year!)

We’re all about solar panels- but you can power far more than your house using energy from the sun! Check out these nifty tools and toys to help you out around the house, the beach, the pool, or wherever your summer takes you! Solar Speakers – keeps the pool party going without having to trip […]

Summer Movie Night: WALL-E is an adorable way to teach kids (and adults) about environmentalism!

Animation. Cutesy romantic plot line. Futuristic setting. Feel-good ending- this movie is set up as something entertaining for the kids to watch, but ends up being just as engaging for every age. Then again, as a movie produced by Disney & Pixar, that’s about par. Yet the message is rather unique for their style of […]

Simple Sun Fun: Sunscreen tips and tricks

As much as this solar energy company loves the sun, we can’t ignore that you can have too much of a good thing! Keep sun protection in mind this summer, and keep yourself and your family free from sunburn with these tips for keeping things shaded and safe: -The FDA recommends about a golfball-sized amount of […]

Simple Sun Fun: Solar Cooker

A fun activity for kids over the summer, as well as a handy tool when going camping or getting involved in other outdoor activities, building a solar cooker is a cheap and easy way to spark a child’s interest in renewable energy technology. (It’s also a great way to keep them occupied outside instead of […]

Summer Movie Night: “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” comes out in July!

Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth” was eye-opening when it came out in 2006, and today is the tenth largest grossing documentary in the country; and as climate change- centric media tends to turn out, it was loved and lauded by most yet also laughed at by many. But of those who viewed it, how many took that […]