Alternative Energy

Published on May 28th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle


Solar Power for Military Homes

It’s Memorial Day here in the U.S., a day we honor those who have died in the line of military duty. However, it’s also become a day reflecting on military members serving and their families. Clean Technica covered a great story about solar power for military homes. While solar power is important for all home owners, making military housing more cost efficient through solar power makes sense and is more likely to benefit from bi-partisan support. In the end, more examples of solar power’s efficiency benefits all of us.

This Memorial Day we can honor those who were lost serving their country by helping take care of those currently serving and their families.

Arriving home

Military member arriving home

{military dad via North Carolina National Guard}

Solar-Powered Housing for U.S. Military, from SolarCity & U.S. Bancorp (via Clean Technica)

  Andrew and Susan have covered SolarStrong a few times in that past six months. SolarStrong is SolarCity’s initiative to put affordable solar panels on existing privatized military housing across the U.S. within the next five years. SolarStrong could have doubled U.S. residential solar power installations…

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Vivian Nelson Melle is a writer and life coach helping individuals, families, and businesses thrive. She supports small businesses especially in the areas of Green Living, Health, and Wellness. She can be found at and

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