Scientific American Recommends Real Goods’ Solar Living Sourcebook

Scientific American Recommends Real Goods’ Solar Living Sourcebook

Scientific American has recommended Real Goods’ Solar Living Sourcebook in their “What You Need to Know Before Installing Solar Panels” article. Originally written by Real Goods’ founder John Schaeffer in 1982, the Solar Living Sourcebook is now in its 14th edition. Throughout the years, it has continued to receive rave reviews for years from everyone ranging from renewable energy experts to celebrity activists. There...

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Ukiah Daily Journal Highlights Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day Event

Ukiah Daily Journal Highlights Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day Event

The Ukiah Daily Journal spoke to John Schaeffer and Landa Roon about Real Goods’ 2017 Earth Day celebration at the Solar Living Center and the importance of positive, inspirational thinking during today’s distracted and divided social climate. Get inspired by their words and turn that inspiration into action – come join us for Earth Day 2017 at the Solar Living Center! Read Carole Brodsky’s full article on the Ukiah...

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Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

Earth Day 2017 Event at the Solar Living Center

There’s no better place on Earth to celebrate Earth Day than at the world-famous Solar Living Center, where renewable energy, permaculture, and green living converge on 12 beautiful acres along California’s historic Highway 101 in Mendocino County! Join us on April 22 for this FREE, family-friendly event featuring kids’ crafts, acoustic music, solar boat races, a BIG sale at the Real Goods Store, and much more! Workshops 11:00...

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Real Goods Stands with Standing Rock and Will Provide Power

Real Goods Stands with Standing Rock and Will Provide Power

This post was derived from Ashley Tressel’s article for Willits News. Real Goods is working with Michael Reppy, an activist with Earth Island Institute, to supply solar panels and a wind turbine to power a school at Sacred Stone Camp for pipeline protesters in North Dakota. Reppy asked Real Goods to build him a turn-key renewable energy system that he and his colleague Chris Winn could install on site in North Dakota with little assembly....

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Solar Load Calculator

Solar Load Calculator

A critical step in sizing a solar PV system is understanding the electrical load it needs to be able to supply. Our new, free online Solar Load Calculator displays a running total of your average daily Watt-hour usage, which helps determine the size of the solar system you’ll need. If you click the submit button at the bottom of the form, your results will be sent to the email address you provide so you’ll have your own record....

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Old Real Goods Videos Discovered!

Old Real Goods Videos Discovered!

We recently unearthed a small crop of videos we’d made for our old YouTube channel. Real Goods die-hards may recognize some of these from 2010; most memorable is the Fox Business Channel’s interview of John Schaeffer! An Introduction to the Solar Living Center John’s Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Impact Fox Business Channel Interviews John John Explains Why Going Solar NOW Makes Sense Ukiah, CA Chamber of Commerce...

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