Emergencies can come in many different forms and circumstances. While it is vital for any home to have an emergency plan for its family members, it’s just as important to make sure your furry friends are protected as well. Planning the best way to care for your pet during an emergency either at home or on vacation will show all of your loved ones just how much you care for them. [click to continue…]

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There has been a trend for some time with some of the more forward thinking solar manufactures going to larger solar panels. This is more of short lived fad, but rather an opportunity, especially for American based solar panel manufactures to capitalize on their unique advantage over Chinese panel manufactures which is less shipping costs. [click to continue…]

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Revised 5/6/2013 – Saturday New Jersey Gov. Christie implemented a gas-rationing system reminiscent of the 1970’s. Can emergency solar generators provide a viable substitute? Super-storm Sandy was indeed a terrible disaster but maybe it should be treated as a wake up call. Americans sit complacent on their couches content watching Honey Bo Bo and dancing with the stars while their country is fighting two wars and our climate is undeniably changing. [click to continue…]

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According to media reports, Saudi Arabia plans to meet a third of its electrical power needs from solar by attracting US$109 billion in investment for the establishment of a specific industry. Meanwhile, Mecca is planning to install 100 MW of solar panels. [click to continue…]

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You know what really burns my backside besides a flame about waist high? It’s the Congressional Republicans tossing out bull about Solyndra while they quietly pass billions… yes billions in subsadies and bailouts for big oil, wall street, cheese, milk and coal. Yes Solyndra failed, but so did the first 12 atlas rockets before we got it right and flew to the moon! Home grid tied solar is here to stay so get over it and move on. Too many people are wise to the bull in Washington. [click to continue…]

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Nomad 7 solar watt off-grid solar panel kit includes the Guide 10 battery pack with 4 rechargeable batteries. With the Nomad 7 solar panel and the Guide 10 power pack you can recharge and go. If you want to get an idea how long it will take to power up your small electronic gadget, Goal Zero has field tested this kit with an independent team of outdoors experts. [click to continue…]

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When out on the water or spending a weekend with your RV, your system just needs to work. With a Magnum inverter charger on the right RV solar kit, not only can you rest easy knowing everything will function as specified, but Magnum inverters / chargers are extremely easy to install. [click to continue…]

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Portable Solar Panels, Aim High

by Sally on May 23, 2012

in Portable Power

Brunton portable power along with Goal Zero leads the way. The leading manufacturers of camping equipment for today’s outdoor adventure, Brunton Outdoors is located in a new, state-of-the-art facility at the gateway to the Wind River Mountains in Riverton, Wyoming. Goal Zero has a modern state-of-the-art facility in beautiful Idaho. Brunton and Goal Zero portable power are well known for their innovation in camping. Discover a universe of outdoor portable solar panels with Goal Zero and Brunton. [click to continue…]

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Powerful and compact, the Boulder 15 watt portable flat solar panel is perfect for camping or a Saturday at the park. 15 watts of efficient monocrystalline solar technology, the Boulder 15 watt solar panel can be linked together with several other panels to give you all the power and convenience that lightweight ridged panels offer. [click to continue…]

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As someone who has climbed the face of mountains and spent a significant amount of time backpacking remote trails in the Grand Canyon, I have come to appreciate (and respect) nature is all it’s forms. Maybe for that reason I remain keenly aware of any act of man that blisters our environment. Solar panels are a no brain-er technology that we should push on every level for many, many reasons. [click to continue…]

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