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Get Free Stuff!

We need more people to realize how affordable solar now can be with the removal of the $2,000 cap from our federal tax credits. In the spirit of community organizing, when you spread the word about a state incentive page on any forum, website, or blog that accepts comments, we’ll credit you with SPR points. […]

Last modified: November 3, 2008

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Dan and Dave are feuding, please help.

We have differing opinions about our t-shirts.  We will not say who is for what side, though would like to pose this question to the public as we cannot come to any resolution. Parameters:   150 shirts will be distributed to avid readers of our site as part of a challange.  They are plain white […]

Last modified: July 24, 2018

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Write us some Digg-Juice…. Win a Nano.

*note to the cynics: look around our site before judging this post or our intentions… If you’re coming from digg I know you’re assuming we’re going to try to make money from you in some way. We’re not. Do we make any money? No, we make negative money and plenty of it. What’s up, INTERNETS!? […]

Last modified: November 24, 2007

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Logo Competition Winner Announced!

We want to thank EVERYONE for their submissions. We are more than pleased with the volume and quality of responses. We are impressed. So check it out. What do you think? The winning entry was sent in by Katie (in the picture. Nanos make people happy): And cleaned up by Ambroise: Again, thank you to […]

Last modified: November 18, 2007

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Logo Competition Over! Winner to be Announced Saturday

We’re working on a post critiquing all the entries, and it might be up tonight, or tomorrow. But I just wanted to say thanks everyone. Thanks for your effort. I’m impressed and grateful for all the time you spent. -Dave

Last modified: November 15, 2007

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A new iPod Nano to the Best Logo Idea

Winner of the Logo Competition has been Selected! Ain’t the new iPod Nano the cutest damn thing you ever did see?! I just want to eat it. Solar Power Rocks needs a logo! We’re giving away this new 8-gig iPod Nano to the person who comes up with the best logo idea, plain and simple. […]

Last modified: January 15, 2019

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Pie Me in the Face for Solar!

We have a competition with a friend’s blog to see who can get the most RSS subscribers in a month. He writes all about email. That’s right, email. We have to beat him. So, we’re offering some prizes. If you subscribe to our blog, you may be picked at random to receive either a solar […]

Last modified: October 26, 2007

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Google Goes all Black in San Francisco for Energy Conservation

This is what you see if you go to www.google.com right now and you live in San Francisco. I guess they’re doing geolocation specific homepages now. Yikes! Google’s trying to raise awareness for solar power! Alright, alright, not JUST solar power. Here is where Google’s “lights out” link goes. My friend in IM in response […]

Last modified: January 8, 2016

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Underdog gaining ground in Solar vs. Coal showdown

This past Tuesday, American Electric Power Company agreed to a $4.6 billion settlement over pollution controls at its power plants. The company will also have to shell out $15M in civil penalties and $60M in cleanup and mitigation costs. For the same price of cleanup and settlement costs, you could build 18.7 concentrating solar power […]

Last modified: December 30, 2014

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2007 DOE’s Solar Decathlon

The DOE’s Solar Decathlon is a competition where the Department of Energy gets 20 selected universities to come up with commercially available solutions for off-grid solar powered homes. “Solar Decathlon houses must power all the home energy needs of a typical family using only the power of the sun.” The competition will be held Oct […]

Last modified: July 24, 2018

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