Category Archives: fossil fuels

St. Andrew’s Celebrates Solar Sunday

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mar Vista recently celebrated a huge milestone in their efforts to reduce their environmental impact. On Sunday February 16th, they held their “Solar Sunday” event, an afternoon filled with great food, tours of the facility’s … Continue reading

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Oil spills…earthquakes…jellyfish?

There are many risks associated with conventional sources of energy, but who knew they came in such a squishy form? This past week, nuclear engineers in Sweden were dealing with a problem they probably didn’t study in their “Fundamentals of … Continue reading

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Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

The relationship between some utility companies and solar customers has gone from lukewarm to downright hostile. A state bill is working its way through the Legislature that would charge customers (not just solar customers) with a $10/month fee to make … Continue reading

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Put Out the Fire. Go Solar.

After reading this riveting first hand account of the Doce fire in Arizona, it’s impossible to deny Mother Nature is a strong force to be reckoned with. The Southwest is the hottest on a planet that is measurably hotter.  We … Continue reading

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Think Fossil Fuels are a Necessary Evil? Think Again.

When it comes to our energy future, we need to change the debate. Clean power is readily accessible but is there the political will to make it a priority? Or will old school oil barons continue to secure fossil fuels … Continue reading

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Solar By and For Treehuggers

At its core, Solar Forward is driven by environmentalist principles.  Yes, we love to save our clients money and keep ourselves afloat, but the company was founded out of a desire to preserve and better the world around us. Before … Continue reading

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