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.”
Renewable Energy Professionals From Portland, Oregon Take Talents To Nicaragua With Green Empowerment
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