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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!

Earth Day: Education at its roots

Earth Day is April 22nd.  This marks the 46th Earth Day, and over the years it has taken on many different meanings for many different people.

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Jim Stack
quote=most Americans don't have a clue. Lucky most don't need to know the Science, they just have to care about others and our 1 W... Read More
Sunday, 17 April 2016 08:01
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The Promise of Solar

A decade ago Governor Napolitano asked me to present at an energy forum of the National Governors Association taking place in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Jim Stack
Question: What is the promise of renewable energy? The promise is that it can supply more energy at less cost than any other form... Read More
Saturday, 26 March 2016 20:45
John Barber
And in recent news, APS sent out an RFP to acquire 400-600 megawatts of additional capacity. Why are they advocating restriction... Read More
Sunday, 27 March 2016 08:11
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Papercrete breaks the mold

It's as if the star characters of the kid's game "Rock, Paper, Scissors" finally figured out that working together can be a whole lot more productive (and fun!) than one always ending up as a loser.

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Pawlowski
It is good to learn that Barry's work goes on. Research has advanced since 2010 http://blog.nwf.org/2010/02/junk-mail-into-concre... Read More
Monday, 21 March 2016 04:34
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The Energy Story of the 21st Century

The chaotic political season that has defined the 2016 presidential campaign experienced a jolt over the Presidents' Day weekend with the passing of Justice Scalia.

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Jim Stack
Speaking of judges. I just read a book about the break up of the Bell System and Bell Labs. By the way Bell Labs was the group tha... Read More
Friday, 26 February 2016 11:21
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Building a Dream, Then and Now

Eight years ago I had never thought much about the word "sustainability."

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John Neville
Interesting article. Thanks for sharing your experiences. Every building experience shared helps others. It is too bad that for so... Read More
Monday, 15 February 2016 09:55
Jim Stack
When I moved to Arizona in 2001 I tried to buy a properly oriented home and none of the realtors knew what I was talking about. Th... Read More
Monday, 15 February 2016 19:48
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