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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!

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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The Times They Are a Changing (Redux)

This marks my 40th year working in the renewable energy space that is solar energy.

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Mark Mardon
Yes, yes, I was there at Phoenix College when you organized Sun Day and brought awareness to the campus. Rock on!
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:34
Jim Stack
40 years from now is a long way to predict. EVen a year can be hard to get right. But as your message noted there will be Energy s... Read More
Saturday, 06 February 2016 19:06
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What Goes Around – Comes Around

For my journey home on the light rail recently, I was fortunate enough to have been given a whole pizza, courtesy of the Young Democrats.

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Jim Stack
This article written by the son of Jim Arwood is another example. The son helping his father. I see it as Christian values which... Read More
Thursday, 21 January 2016 20:52
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The Two Faces of the Corporation Commission

It's not that I wanted to stay silent on the whole Corporation Commission mess...

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Jim Stack
Question: Has the Arizona Corporation Commission lost the trust of Arizonans? If so, what can be done to restore that trust? Answ... Read More
Sunday, 20 December 2015 19:48
Jim Stack
JC ,Looks like your company only does Hot Water systems and the AZCC and even utilities are fine with Solar Hot Water but don't le... Read More
Saturday, 02 January 2016 09:26
Jim Stack
Here is a talk by the head of the Government FERC telling how Solar PV was growing. It's interesting to note the SRP is under the ... Read More
Monday, 11 January 2016 17:22
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Climate Change Politics Heats Up

In the Spring of 1987, Ray Harm sat on the veranda of his solar-powered ranch house on the edge of arroyo in Browns Canyon -- explaining climate change to me.

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Jim Stack
Question: Do you believe that climate change is going to be a priority issue in next year's Presidential election? I can only pray... Read More
Sunday, 29 November 2015 09:35
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