Thursday, October 28, 2010

Solar Project Moves Along...

Day 6 is pretty exciting chez nous!!!  We have Kevin and Will, plus 2 other great guys from Sunlight Solar here and the panels are going up.  Today they expect to put up 28 of the 40 panels we'll have.

While they unloaded the panels from the trucks they told me that Evergreen Solar, the manufacturer of the panels we're using, is a company out of Massachusetts and their panels are U.S. Made.  Also, they told me, the company has a low carbon footprint.

Here's the label of one of the first panels they unloaded.

The guys from Sunlight Solar have been very professional, respectful, and lovely to work with.  This morning they played classical music while prepping the panels as Charlotte had a picnic on the grass observing them.  They got the first 6 panels up before breaking for lunch!

The rainy weather slowed things down a bit, but it's coming along.  This is the view from my fabulous neighbor's yard.  You can see the panels won't cover the entire roof - we have enough room to add panels later for solar thermal!  (Woo!)

I would have waited until later in the day to share photos of how it will look in a few hours, but I'm heading to the hospital to spend time with my dad this afternoon.  Hoping he's getting strong enough for surgery soon.  Please send good thoughts our way.


Mama Gone Green said...

Awesome! I am so excited for you!!

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