Solar Pioneer Continues Roof Top Revolution

Solar Pioneer Continues Rooftop Revolution
Russ Lawrence joined the decentralized power revolution years ago with his home in the mountains outside of Hamilton. When he decided to move to town he knew he wanted to maintain his energy independent lifestyle.

Russ is an efficient user … Read More...

Selway the SBS Solar Dog Visits the Solar Electric System at the Darby Montana Library

SBS Solar Dog visits the Darby Library
Selway the SBS Solar Dog was reading the Darby Community Public Library’s web site.

“Described as the “Sistine Chapel of Small Diameter Roundwood,” the Darby Library is an inspiring example of what partners can do when they put their minds … Read More...

Montana Solar Featured when Montana Governor Vetoes Anti-Solar Legislation

Montana Solar Dog says Solar Modules are Groovy

Selway the SBS Solar Dog was very happy when Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed Senate Bill (SB) 7 last week.

Frank Andorka writes in PV Magazine,Sanity prevailed in the Montana’s governor’s mansion last week as Gov. Steve Bullock Read More...

Solar Panels are Fragile and Easily Broken Solar Myth #10 – Busted

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Solar Myth #10  Solar Panels are fragile and easily broken

Fact:  Solar Panels are durable and can resist golf ball sized hail at 100 mph..  Solar Modules are made with tempered glass like the windshield of your car.  Solar panels … Read More...

Solar on Low Income Housing Project Begins

Solar electric and renewable energy power systems for low income housing.
Installing the first 12 of 36 inverters

Installation of 133 kW solar electric array began this week on the low income housing project in Hamilton, called Valley Villas. The final system will include 36 separate systems, including 34 apartments and … Read More...

Solar Myth #9 – Busted

Solar Myth # 9 Manufacturing solar panels requires more energy than the solar module will produce.

According to a 2004 National Renewable Energy Laboratory study that analyzes several different panel technologies, “Producing electricity with photovoltaics (PV) emits no pollution, produces … Read More...

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