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Sustainable Energy Superstar – Jeff Baker

  Solar Panels, Electric Cars, and new friends to nosh on pizza with: those are just a few of the many gifts Jeff Baker receives from his sustainable lifestyle. Jeff drives an electric car.He has his own charging station attached to the side of his garage.He also has 12 solar panels on his rooftop. [wc_row][wc_column …

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Mission: Net Zero Solar Marketplace Launched in North Alabama

Huntsville, AL – Mission: Net Zero, a marketplace designed to drive down solar costs and increase solar installations, launched this week in Huntsville. The program is administered by Energy Alabama and its partner Solar Site Design. Mission: Net Zero pairs solar originators, those who add projects to the marketplace, with solar fulfillment companies, those who …

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Sun Saves Money for Alabama Chicken Farmer

“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace. To avoid the first danger, one should plant a garden, preferably where there is no grocer to confuse the issue. To avoid the second, …

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Sustainable Energy Superstar – Randy Buckner

For Randy Buckner renewable energy isn’t about saving the planet or “doing the right thing”, although he says that is definitely a part of it. For Randy, choosing alternative renewable energy sources is the smart thing to do from a financial perspective. Randy is a data man. He’s the type of guy that doesn’t just …

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UAH AEE Student Chapter Installs Solar Panels to Golf Cart

Last week, The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) student chapter outfitted a golf cart with solar panels, making the vehicle virtually maintenance free. The event served as a kickoff for the AEE student chapter to raise awareness among the UAH community about sustainable energy. “Working with UAH students is …

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UAH Students Install Solar Panel to School Golf Cart

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) golf cart will never need to be plugged in again. Some young minds outfitted it with solar panels so it gets natural — and free — energy to power it. With help from Energy Alabama, the golf cart is the only one being outfitted …

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Avion Solutions Solar Ribbon Cutting

Avion Solutions, a Huntsville-based company that specializes in aviation and engineering within Army Aviation, recently unveiled their new 50 kilowatt solar array. During the Avion Solutions solar ribbon-cutting ceremony, Randy Buckner, the Director of Research and Development was quick to point out that this was not the first step they’ve taken to reduce their energy …

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Google’s 100% Renewable Energy Alabama Campus – What it Means

North Alabama welcomes Google with its 14th data center! Yay Alabama! OK, so what does it actually mean? There are two key takeaways that matter to you: It is now clear that clean, sustainable energy is extremely important to companies of the “new economy”. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is re-purposing its shuttered coal-fired power plants …

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Fraternity Works to Create Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

We’re honored to play a small part in this project! The men of Phi Kappa Psi have created a Foundations for Tomorrow, a program to help provide Huntsville’s homeless vets with tiny homes. Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy has partnered to provide solar panels for the “tiny home” village, which will include a garden to …

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