February 15th, 2013 - Guest Post - Solar panels have quickly become a viable energy source. Germany, France, China, and even the United States are installing solar panels at a rapid pace. Not only that, in certain areas of the world, people are getting electricity for the first time because of solar energy. In rural India and China, where transmission lines would be too difficult and expensive, people have begun to get power via solar panels. They have all-together skipped the traditional way of receiving power that we in the western world are accustomed to. Solar panels have helped propel a democratization of the grid, allowing anyone to get cheap power. Here's what you should know about this exciting form of energy production.
February 11th, 2013 - We are happy to announce that we have recently received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) confirming our tax-exempt status under IRC 501(c)(3).
We are now officially a 501(c)(3) nonprofit!
January 29th, 2013 - Guest Post - Solar energy could have not come at a better time than today's economically and ecologically collapsing era. Solar energy harvested through solar panels, energy-efficient architecture and urban planning, day lighting and solar thermal technologies can be used in a variety of applications, particularly to help low-income individuals and families. Below are several ways solar energy can help low-income people.
January 3rd, 2013 - Guest Post - Over time, scientists have discovered innovative means to leverage the power of the sun. Nowadays, the conversion of more solar energy into usable power ranks high on the political schema in various nations, in the midst of the increasing push to utilize energy sources that are more environment-friendly. In the United States for instance, the use of solar power is gaining momentum.
A letter from our founder
December 12th, 2012 - It is hard to believe that another year has nearly come and gone, but here we are. It is time to reflect on 2012, as well as look forward to 2013.
But first, thank you to all of you that believe in Everybody Solar and the positive impact we are making for both nonprofits and the environment. Without you this wouldn’t be possible. Thank you for trusting in us and our mission. Thank you to those of you who have volunteered, donated, blogged, tweeted or otherwise made it possible to move forward on our dream. It is you that keep us going and drive us to work hard every day for Everybody Solar and our mission. Thank you!
October 26th, 2012 - Guest Post - Finding the right environmnentally friendly appliance for you can be a daunting task. Getting "Lost" is commonplace. And just like the popular TV show of the same name the more you discover the more confusing it gets. Let me be your navigator and help steer you in the right direction.
October 22nd, 2012 - Guest Post - It's no secret that solar panels are all the rage. Their popularity definitely coincides with a larger movement to be friendlier toward the planet. Even if people did not consider themselves "green" before, they are now looking to move toward those movements. How exactly do solar panels help you to save electricity? Well, read on to find out!
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) is a non-profit community organization based in Redwood City, CA. Since RTP’s founding in 1989 they have rehabilitated 1,111 homes and 320 community centers while leveraging the hard work of 79,000 volunteers.
May 15th, 2012 - What is Community Solar? On the surface this sounds like an easy question to answer, and until giving the topic more thought my answer would have simply been: Community Solar is any solar energy project that takes place in a community and involves the community.
April 14th, 2012 - Everybody Solar, co-founder Youness Scally talks about what inspired him to start a solar driven non-profit and why cutting electricity costs for U.S. charities matters.
Video Transcript: I decided to start Everybody Solar because I was tired of being a by-stander...
March 7th, 2012 - I recently listened to a Freakonomics podcast (Hey Baby, Is That a Prius You’re Driving?). It discussed the economical perspective of why people “go green” and how they make their choice purchases (such as buying a Prius instead of a Honda hybrid).
February 23rd, 2012 - What happens to non-profits during a recession? A quick web search on charitable giving turns up many news articles about how charities have been hit exceedingly hard during the most recent economic downturn.
February 7th, 2012 - Despite the need for renewable energy and the ever-growing importance of making the switch to solar, these changes can at times be a little overwhelming.
Personally, nothing helps motivate us and keep things in perspective like music!
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