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Sunny power

There was an article put out by The Oregonian about solar panels.  Mary Lane Stevens, and Tom hard were mentioned in this article who have put solar panels around their house.  They want other people to follow them in becoming sustainable.  Another person mentioned in this article is Tim O’Neal, who is trying to start a solar panel movement all around Portland.   O’Neal is apart of “Southeast Uplift, a nonprofit coalition of 20 neighborhood associations.”(Rivera, D., 2010)

“The Solarize Portland program” (Rivera, D., 2010) is a program devoted to installing more than 150 homes with solar panels, by the end of the summer.  For more details, just visit their website.  Solarize Southwest, Solarize Northeast.

Can Portland get any more greener?

~Anthony Tran

Rivera, D. (2010, February 19). Solar power bargains.  The Oregonian, pp. E1, E3.

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personalized solar energy

Solar power and wind turbines are being used today in place of fossil fuels, but it is a challenge for the average household to switch to a more sustainable method of utilizing energy. According to this article, the global energy need will double by mid-century and triple by 2100 so this will create a huge demand for a more personal, affordable method of alternative energy. People are already working on inventing a solar panel that will be affordable and efficient for households to use.

Matt Z

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