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The Sun. It's 92,957,130.4 miles away, in case your 9th grade physical science memory has failed you. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, where Heifer International's headquarters sits, we're going to be seeing less of it with fall and winter approaching. Here are a couple of things I've seen lately related to the Sun that I think are worth sharing.

First, have you seen this video? Wowey, this is awesome! Talk about appropriate technology.
Next, check out this infographic. The more people who sign up in your area, the closer you'll be to making solar a reality for your home and community. We've recently put in solar panels here at headquarters, but I'd really love to have some on my house's roof.

Home Solar Power Discounts - One Block Off the Grid


Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She and her husband raise two daughters in a house way too small for their four pets. They spend a lot of time sweeping.