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"Volunteer army powers Jewell School projects"

"Volunteer army powers Jewell School projects"

Last month, the school spent $10,600 to install a 12-panel, 3 kilowatt solar array that will help keep its new barn powered off the grid. “It’s what we call an off-grid system,” said volunteer Cliff Schrock, a retired electrical engineer who’s helping install the new array, while teaching periodic classes in Jewell School on his trade. “A lot of people live off-grid with this amount of power.”

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"Portland couple hits zero-energy goal "

"Portland couple hits zero-energy goal "

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.

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