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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!

Superseding Sustainability

Sustainability is a broad term that addresses three fundamental principles: economic strength, environmental stewardship, and social equity.

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Jim Stack
I see sustainability as 3 main areas too. Where and how you live, how you travel and what you eat. It all adds up to improve our e... Read More
Friday, 03 June 2016 08:33
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A Burning Issue

This year the Tucson Solar Potluck will be celebrating the art of solar cooking for the 34th consecutive year with a gathering of solar chefs at Catalina State Park on April 30.

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Jim Stack
Solar ovens are great with no rate plan or net metering to worry about. They keep food moist and healthy. I know I have 4 types of... Read More
Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:34
Jim Stack
We are having a Solar Cookout in Tempe for the greater Phoenix area on May 5th,2016 Come join us. It's FREE and FUN. Come Enjoy th... Read More
Saturday, 30 April 2016 07:50
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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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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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