PG&E’s “Lights Out” Stunt- HashtagRUJoking?

“It’s not because we’re bad at our job or anything. This is for your safety. We’re doing this for you. This has nothing whatsoever to do with our ineptitude.” Ok. “The dog ate my homework” seemed worth a try at the time. So...

Solardough Bread

The Original Silicon Valley- Part II We crossed the threshold from simple to infantile in our ‘Earth Science by a Dummy’ segment last week. The point was proffered that silicon, a primary component of semiconductors, is basically sand. Super fancy stuff is made out of...

A Tale of Two Utilities- Rich Mann, Paul Mann

                                                                                                                      It is the best of times (if you have solar), it is the worst of times (if you don’t). Here’s a bedtime story we think you’d like to wake up to: Rich...

The Original Silicon Valley- Part 1

San Francisco’s South Bay- Many of the world’s phattest (we’re including East Bay here) tech corporations & most intriguing startups are here. A third of all venture capital investors in the US come here to prospect, if Wikipedia is to be trusted on such stats....
Solar Energy Helps You Think on Top the Box

Solar Energy Helps You Think on Top the Box

We are living in an advanced age – so many things in our home have multiple purposes or multiple functions. Think about it – we still call our mobile device a phone, but how many of us use it only for sending and receiving calls? We do a lot more than talk...