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About Harry O'Rourke

Sustainable Business Development, Solar Designer and IT at Sustainable Energy Group in Grass Valley, CA

Regenerative grazing is the preferred new normal with Joel Salatin

By |2020-05-29T11:08:23-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , |

Regenerative grazing is the preferred new normal with Joel Salatin Part of SEG's Sustainability in Media Series, where we share good media about sustainable energy and living to help our community learn and thrive during interesting times.  Joel Salatin - Regenerative Grazing Pioneer [...]

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Commentary on why the Post-Pandemic World Needs Is A Solar Energy Revolution

By |2020-05-29T10:56:26-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: California, Renewable Energy Policy, Solar, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , |

Why the Post-Pandemic World Needs Is A Solar Energy Revolution (Commentary) Part of SEG's Sustainability in Media Series, where we share good media about sustainable energy and living to help our community learn and thrive during interesting times.  Before you go straight to the article [...]

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A Clear Way to Benefit Ourselves and Our Community, Right Now

By |2020-05-08T13:26:45-07:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Community, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , |

Change what we pay for, and keep our money local. Another way of seeing and doing things to benefit our community and ourselves. Question: What are your highest living expenses? Statistics show it's bills for housing at #1, then transportation, food, healthcare, personal insurance/pensions and [...]

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Our top Nevada County COVID-19 Resource Guides

By |2020-04-30T15:47:14-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , , |

Our TOP Nevada County COVID-19 Resource Guides: What you will find in this guide of guides: Local Food Directory List General Community Guides Community Service Lists Facebook Groups Restaurant, Delivery & Pickup Guides Other Sustainable Community Links Local Food Focused List: By Sierra Harvest : [...]

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What do we need, right now?

By |2020-03-27T09:54:41-07:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: California, Community, Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Living|

What do we need, right now? To me it's 5 things. Food, water, shelter, health and energy. Why? Because, without these essentials, nothing else matters. If I am hungry and thirsty, there is nothing else I want but food and water. When it's cold at [...]

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How Does Solar Impact Home Value?

By |2020-02-25T13:27:03-08:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Solar, Solar Industry/Technology|

How Does Solar Impact Home Value? Research shows that homes with solar sell for more. That is, your home with solar has a higher value than a similar home without solar. They also indicate that homes with solar sell faster than those without. A 2019 [...]

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2019 Year in Review

By |2019-12-30T16:03:18-08:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Community, Solar|Tags: , , , |

2019 Year In Review Highlights: Record Breaking Solar Installs --   Community Service & Support -- Education for Change -- PSPS & PG&E Impact of our solar installations: Trees Planted Pounds of Coal we did not have to burn! Number of Smartphones charged [...]

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Portable Generator Tips from the Experts!

By |2019-11-19T11:32:28-08:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Power Backups - Batteries|

PG &E POWER OUTAGES - Extra Info Portable Generator Tips & Community Resource links Safety Alert! Portable generators come with a number of dangers and great care is required when operating one. There have been several instances lately of them causing fires, and you don’t [...]

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Hybrid vs Electric vs Combustion Vehicles

By |2019-09-25T17:16:00-07:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: California, Solar, Sustainable Living, Sustainable Transportation|

Electric vs Hybrid vs Combustion Vehicles What’s the best choice and why does it matter? With all the new types of propulsion options for vehicles on the market it can be confusing as to which is the best choice. What are the differences between conventional [...]

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