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Portable Generator Tips from the Experts!

By |2019-10-31T17:04:18-08:00October 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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Permaculture Sheet Mulching Sierra Harvest

By |2019-10-31T17:00:08-08:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: California, Community, Sustainable Living|

By Amanda Thibodeau, with Sierra Harvest - a local non-profit for "Fresh Food Education & Access" with their office in Nevada City, CA.  Learn a Fall Permaculture technique called Sheet Mulching Hi Sustainable Energy groupies, this is your friends at Sierra Harvest chiming in. Sierra [...]

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Power Outages Part 5 Crucial Generator Selection Information

By |2019-11-08T11:50:58-08:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Power Backups - Batteries|

POWER OUTAGES - Part 5 Crucial Generator Selection Information Did you rush out and buy a generator? Are you planning on buying a generator?   In either case you'll want to read this article and the four that preceded it. The goal of these articles [...]

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Power Outages – Part 4, Adding Battery Storage To An Existing Solar System

By |2019-10-08T10:07:51-08:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: California, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar Industry/Technology|

POWER OUTAGES - Part 4 Adding Battery Storage To An Existing Solar System As covered in Parts 1 through 3 of this series, there are all kinds of options to serve your backup power needs in the event of a power outage. To the uninitiated, adding [...]

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Flavonoid Herbs and Berries for Fall… in your backyard right now.

By |2019-09-25T15:51:31-08:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , |

By Heather Luna, Director of the Acorn School of Herbal Medicine in Nevada City, CA.  Flavonoid Herbs and Berries for Fall ...in your Northern California backyard right now Autumn breezes are bringing in cooler weather and with it comes an increased risk for colds and flus. [...]

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Hybrid vs Electric vs Combustion Vehicles

By |2019-09-25T17:16:00-08:00September 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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Insight From Our Intern on Solar and Sustainability

By |2019-08-22T15:37:53-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Solar|Tags: , , |

Insight From Our Intern on Solar and Sustainability I never could have imagined learning as much as I did in my time interning at Sustainable Energy Group. Not only did I learn about solar, the renewable energy industry and the energy grid, I had the [...]

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Microbes Instead of Chemicals for a Greener Lawn

By |2019-08-29T19:31:46-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , |

By Keisha Wheeler, co-owner of Catalyst Bioamendments and Soil Foodweb Consultant in Nevada City, CA.  Microbes Instead of Chemicals for a Greener Lawn We all love a thick green carpet of grass under foot. For being the #1 most grown crop in North America, lawns have [...]

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Power Outages Part 3 : Solar with Battery Backup Vs. Generators – Advantages & Disadvantages

By |2019-10-29T14:28:30-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar|Tags: , , , , , |

POWER OUTAGES - Part 3 Solar with Battery Backup Vs Generator, Advantages & Disadvantages    There are all kinds of options to serve your backup power needs in the event of a power outage. They can serve either a portion of your electrical circuits through a subpanel as [...]

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Power Outages Part 2 : How much do battery backup and generator installations cost?

By |2019-10-29T17:43:54-08:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Community, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

POWER OUTAGES  – PART 2 – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS How much would a generator cost? How much would batteries cost? There are plenty of online tools and other resources available to give you relatively quick answers, but are they the right answers? Backup power systems can [...]

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