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Arizona Solar Center Blog

Commentary from Arizona Solar Center Board Members and invited contributors.

While blog entries are initiated by the Solar Center, we welcome dialogue around the posted topics. Your expertise and perspective are highly valued -- so if you haven't logged in and contributed, please do so!

ASU's Gary Dirks chases the sun

Gary Dirks, director of Arizona State University's LightWorks project, is featured in this PBS Special "The Energy of Innovation" - part of a segment called Planet Forward. Dirks is one of seven finalists of innovators working to improve how we generate or use energy.

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Scottsdale-based Restaurant goes carbon neutral

Pita Jungle is dumping its carbon footprint by signing up with local firm EcoAid to acquire offsets for the power it uses.

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Forbes' 'greenest' companies have Arizona presence

A few days before Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the country's top corporate buyers of "green" power - solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and small-scale hydroelectric. Many of the companies have a strong presence in Arizona.

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SRP supplies solar to group homes

Salt River Project has installed solar panels on 30 residential group homes in the East Valley, using a $2.2 million in grant money and its own funds to provide the power.

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Now we're cooking with solar energy

Stay-at-home mom Angie Gorkoff regularly roasts meats and vegetables in a solar oven to feed her family of five...

Some 40 to 50 solar-oven owners will demonstrate the sun's cooking power at the 29th annual Solar Potluck and Exhibition Saturday, April 16th, at Catalina State Park.

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Also see calendar event here.

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