Tag Archives: solar

The sun is a mass of incandescent gas…

As a kid, I used to listen to Tom Glazer’s Space Songs, and particularly a song called “Why Does the Sun Shine?”.  This song (click on the video below to ‘see’ the song and its lyrics) talks about the sun’s power.  So I’ve long been fascinated by solar energy. Mostly, we’ve been using the sun’s […]

India and US to collaborate in large solar energy research project

  This story is a composite of several press releases (see links below). India and the United States have started an initiative – a $US50 million project – to develop solar energy through photovoltaic (PV) projects and concentrated solar power (CSP), also known as solar thermal. This comes four months after India experienced one of […]

A successful story of solar stimulus

A recent front-page story in the Cape Cod Times uncovered a situation where the American recovery and Reinvestment Act (the ARRA – remember that?) has been successful.  And since it involves sustainability and since the words “project manager” and “jobs” were featured heavily throughout the story, we thought we’d share much of it with you […]

Sunny Savings – A guest blog post from Brent Hardy of Extraspace

Sunny Savings Solar energy costs reaching average consumer price range Whether you’re looking into selling your home or staying in it a while, now is a really good time to look into the value of solar energy in homes. For long-term homeowners, the cost of installing a system has dropped dramatically over the past couple […]

Here comes the sun

We’re not fond of taking sides in politics. But we do like to note when something works.  Especially when that something results in more projects, more PM jobs, and a better outcome for this particular 3rd- rock-from-the-sun. Today’s Boston Globe newspaper has a short but powerful (excuse the pun) story about how Massachusetts – not […]