While most of us are still pondering New Year's resolutions, Ella Wong and Randy Hayslip have already hit the goal they set for themselves with their newly constructed Portland home: They generated more energy than they used in 2012.
Now, at Inspired Light, he is heading a unique effort to ramp up the efficiency of solar technology, at the same time working to drive down the price of a solar system that can rival other forms of energy generation
"Homeowners in Union County take advantage of low-interest loans to finance solar-powered hot water systems"
Homeowners in Union County take advantage of low-interest loans to finance solar-powered hot water systems through a program spearheaded by Oregon Rural Action
A Eugene businessman says he’s gearing up for production of low-cost solar water heaters to be placed on the roofs of local homes by Dec. 31. After about four years of fits and starts, energy entrepreneur Peter Greenberg is ready to go with his $5,000 SunFlame residential solar water heater. This is a diversification for Greenberg, who expects $10 million in sales this year from his other business ventures, which include the sale of energy-efficient lighting for factories and government buildings globally and photovoltaic arrays on schoolhouse roofs in Oregon.