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The Next Step to a Bright Future

  I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Russell Shriver, the new President of Solar Sphere. Last June, I took the reins from Kriss and Sue Bergethon, who in the last six years built many lasting relationships with people committed to bringing solar energy into their lives. I share their (and your) passion for alternative energy […]

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The Solar Bimini Part 4

Continued from part 3 Read from the beginning Fiber(itchy)glass: Fortunately, as a youth of 16, my girlfriend’s father was a mechanic at a boat store in the Folsom Lake, California, area.  I was delivering the Sacramento Union, 623 copies during the week and 712 on Sundays every morning between 4:00 AM when the bundles were dumped […]

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Solar Costs Down By As Much As 50%

This happened just a couple weeks ago, I just had to share it. A few years ago, in the summer of 2011 to be exact, we sold an off grid solar backup system to Hawaii Public Radio. We detailed their system right here: http://www.spheralsolar.com/blog/hawaii-public-radio-goes-solar-with-a-solar-sphere-off-grid-kit/ The station was on a limited budget (aren’t we all).  But radio […]

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The Solar Bimini Part 3: The Build

Continued from part 2 Read from the beginning The Build:                 Considerations: For a boat, there are a lot of things to consider.  However, let’s just consider the basics.  Clearance   Panels to Boom Cockpit Deck to Bimini(overhead)  Area The Bimini also provides handholds for maneuvering around the boat in rough seas. The Bimini and mounted […]