Sorting Through the “Green” Stuff at MaLode

Scott collecting vegetable oil for fuel

There is a lot to learn about making your home, business or lifestyle “Green”. Here at the River Center we have discovered that if you want to learn how to save money and reduce fossil fuel consumption most cost effectively, it pays to stop listening and start thinking. Yes, more information is good, but so […]

“Solar for Oil” Barter: It’s very Cool

Eco-Bus powered by waste vegetable oil

Short on cash? Wouldn’t you like to find a way to reduce your utility bills, decrease America’s dependence on foreign oil, and do a favor to the environment by decreasing your use of fossil fuels? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should be interested in what the Mother Lode River Center […]

Photovoltaic Solar Green Energy to Power the SEE

Solar Energy Exploratorium Heats Up Today we added PV (photovoltaics) to the Solar Energy Exploratorium! Notice the two new PV panels located just above the solar hot water heater that Greg and Charlie are standing next to. As we mentioned last week in this blog, the thermal hot water heater pictured here is capable of […]

Alternative Energy Education on the American River

Solar Energy Exploratorium: Alternative Energy Education on the American River The purpose of the Solar Energy Exploratorium (SEE) is to provide our students hands-on opportunities to encounter the many ways solar energy impacts our daily lives and the phenomenal potential solar power has to transform our society in positive ways. Our food, the weather, the […]

50th Anniversary Ropes Rafting

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