OPINION: Turn Your Outrage Over BP's Oil Leak Into Action

Dispatch from SSC Consultant Network, Mirele Goldsmith

We’ve been thinking about the BP oil spill and so has Mirele Goldsmith, one of the members of the SSC Consultant Network and SSC Certified Green Auditor. She published this call to action on her own blog and graciously allowed us to republish it here. Thanks Mirele!!

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VIEWS: A Solar Panel Story - Part IV

Dispatch from SSC Consultant, Lorre Walker

This series of blog posts covers my parents’ decision to install solar panels on their house in Dallas, Texas, the trials and tribulations of the process, and lessons learned after installation was completed. 

Lessons Learned

 Find out what entities you will be dealing with in your area, like the utility, the power line servicer, and service provider. It is different in all communities. 

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    VIEWS: A Solar Panel Story - Part III

    Dispatch from SSC Consultant, Lorre Walker

    This series of blog posts covers my parents’ decision to install solar panels on their house in Dallas, Texas, the trials and tribulations of the process, and lessons learned after installation was completed. 

    Journal  cont.

    January 8, 2010 – The service provider rep called, responding to my email. He said that when Oncor emails us the interconnection agreement, we need to sign it, send one copy to Oncor, save one copy for ourselves, and send one copy to the service provider rep for final application to Oncor. He said that it may take one or two months to get permission from Oncor to turn on the solar power system.

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