The next time you walk around your community, look up! On the rooftops of buildings all around us, you’ll see idle power plants – potential sites for rooftop solar installations – just waiting to be activated in the fight against climate change.
—Contribution Empowers Sustainability at Groundbreaking Community Organization—
PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2019/3BL Media/–My Possibilities (MP), a for-cause organization that provides continuing education and vocational training for adults with disabilities, announced today the completion of sustainability projects funded by a $200,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.
Solar panels have been around for 60 years, but it was just this year that the U.S. reached one million residential solar installations. Experts predict it will take only another two years until that number doubles.
Two complementary movements are converging all over the country. On one hand, you have more people scaling back their lifestyles, exemplified by the rise of the tiny home, and on the other, you have our population’s growing desire to go “off grid,” for which solar power is the key component. Solar Installations in the US have grown 58% over this time last year:
Walmart is expanding its solar initiative in Arizona. Its distribution center near Phoenix will feature 14,000 solar panels on a one million square-foot building and on parking canopies that will produce up to 30 percent of the center’s energy needs. The sustainability effort at the company’s Buckeye center is the company’s second solar project in Arizona, which ranks third in the U.S. for solar installations.