Blog

This is where you’ll find more about what we’re doing, where we’re going, and what we’re talking about. We hope you’ll check back often–and join the conversation . . . 

  • Solar and electric cars

    We had a great time at the Photovoltaic (PV)/Electric Vehicle (EV) event. We, of course, were invited to show how solar is a great way to charge the batteries of your electric car. So after the Experience Idaho Expo on Saturday, we installed a small solar PV system on our trailer–come Sunday, we were ready to power two electric cars

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  • An electric car show

    We’re excited for the electric car show on Sunday, May 4. If you’ve never been to an electric car show, you’re missing out. To start, it’s a great way to see what’s available, and what makes electric cars so great. In a nutshell, they’re: Clean. Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions while running in electric mode. Cheaper. Electricity is cheaper

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  • Earth Day: a party for our planet

    Happy Earth Day! Sure, every day should be Earth Day. We get that—but we also believe that a day set aside to think about what we’ve got (and how we might preserve it) can’t be wrong. Also, we’re all for a good excuse to throw back our favorite beverage and celebrate. With that, here are a few ideas to help

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  • Idaho Green Fest 2014

    Why SolarCascade? Well, we could go on all day—how we quote fairly, only use quality parts, take pride in our workmanship, and all around enjoy what we do. Of course, there’s a slight possibility we’ll come off as biased. That’s why we like to share stories from those who have experienced our work firsthand. They’re people, just like you, who

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  • On the road to something better

    No doubt you’ve seen the rather cheeky ad for Cadillac’s electric hybrid . . . Handsome ride, that. Then there’s Ford’s parody . . . In case you’re unfamiliar, that’s Pashon Murray in the last video–she’s the founder of Detroit Dirt, ‘a compost company working to turn forgotten parcels of land in Detroit into urban farms.’ Awesome, no? Of course, this would

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