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  • Friday Field Notes 120117

    According to a new report from Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), when it comes to K-12 schools in the United States, solar power is passing with flying colors. Specifically, there are currently 5,489 schools (elementary through high school) being powered by solar. You can read the entire report–and learn more infographic style–via The Solar Foundation. Seeing how there’s been a lot of crummy

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  • Friday Field Notes 111717

    The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has installed special viewfinders at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to help those with colorblindness see Fall colors for the first time. “I’m glad to have seen it. I just wish I had seen this all my life,” says one visitor (EcoWatch).  So, what does this have to do with solar, you ask?

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  • Friday Field Notes 100617

    Oh, Las Vegas. The heartache of yet another senseless tragedy makes it difficult to go through the motions; to deal with the mundane, everyday bits. Yet we must. You see terrorists–no matter who they are or where they hail; no matter their ideology or motivation–thrive on chaos. They want us to lose heart and give up. They want us to question our actions and look

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  • Friday Field Notes 092917

    Well, hello there. Can you believe October is nearly upon us? If we can find a moment to slow it down, we’ll share a bit of what’s kept SolarCascade busy in the last couple months. In a nutshell: we’ve worked with some great people, on some fun projects. Until then . . . Here’s a look at the week in solar news:

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  • Friday Field Notes 082517

    So, what happened to solar power in the United States during the solar eclipse? Futurism takes a look (Hint: it certainly wasn’t doom and gloom – for which we can all be thankful). Now, for the week in solar news: Home Depot stores across the nation have been doing a bit of home renovation all their own. Specifically, fifty Home

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