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Yingli Solar Takes FC Bayern Youth Cup To China

Yingli Solar recently had tryouts in China for the upcoming FC Bayern Munich Youth Cup later this year. Yingli, one of the world’s premier solar manufacturers, along with Central China Television (CCTV 5), aired the last match of the “Who is the King” qualifying tournament in Beijing’s National Gym. Hundreds of Chinese Youth have the chance to […]

February 16th

Yingli Solar Powering Up FC Bayern Munich

Yingli Solar is powering up FC Bayern Munich with renewable energy, as it looks to grow its brand further in Germany. One of the world’s leading PV manufacturers has equipped a solar rooftop system on the Bundesliga champion’s training facility. Yingli’s new 29.2 kWp solar power plant will cut 21,000 kg of carbon emissions yearly, […]

August 26th

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Goes (er, His Parents Do)

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was celebrating the completion of a new 25 kilowatt solar power system on the rooftop of his parents’ business, MA Tech Services, at around 9am this morning in downtown St. Louis. The new solar system was designed and installed by the local solar energy company Brightenergy. It’s estimated that it will generate […]

April 6th

Here Comes The Sun (Music Monday)

  This was one of my favorite songs in high school. And no, I didn’t have any clue at the time that I’d become a huge solar advocate and blogger. Of course, this is a favorite of many, and for good reason. Take a little break and enjoy “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles […]

December 3rd

Larry Hagman Dead: A Tribute To The Solar Energy Hero (1931-2012)

For the younger generations, Larry Hagman may be a very unfamiliar name, but he was one of the top TV stars of a generation. He was J.R. Ewing (an oil tycoon) in the show “Dallas,” which ran from 1978 to 1991. He was also Major Anthony Nelson in the sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie” (one […]

November 28th

Walking on Sunshine (Video)

Isn’t this a great solar-related song? Maybe we’ll start a Music Mondays series with this one. Thanks to Solar Power World for the share.

October 15th

Avatar 2 To Be Powered By Solar (Lightstorm Entertainment Will Be, That Is)

  If you hadn’t noticed from the obvious green theme in Avatar, and if you don’t keep up with director James Cameron news, you probably don’t know that prolific director James Cameron (of Avatar, Titanic, and plenty of other films) is a full-blooded environmentalist now. But I’m telling you, so now you know. 😀 And […]

October 2nd