Author: Tor Allen

Watt Trekker 2016: The SMUD Tiny House Competition

Solar Schoolhouse and the Watt Trekker crew visited SMUD’s Tiny House Competition, October 2016, in Sacramento, California. Participating college teams have designed and built energy efficient and solar powered tiny homes, as potential affordable solution for housing. We spoke with

Repurposing Campaign Signs into Solar Projects

[November 9th, 2016] I’m not feeling very well this morning, but after crawling out from under the covers, saw that the Sun is shining today, as it does everyday,  and realized that the task of shaping a Clean Energy Future

Solar Emergency Preparedness Kit – FREE Workshop for Educators – Sacramento Nov 2nd

In collaboration with SMUD, we’re offering a FREE Workshop on November 2nd (4-7pm) to area Educators. Participants will build a Solar Charged Emergency Preparedness Kit (coined E123) that includes: Solar modules mounted on repurposed campaign signs, wired to a USB