Green Needham celebrated Independence Day at the Needham 4th of July parade this year. Headed by an all-electric Nissan Leaf sedan, Green Needham members were joined by Needham homeowners who have installed solar PV systems on their roofs. We celebrated
Solar 101 workshop
Over 50 people participated in Green Needham’s Solar 101 workshop held at the Broadmeadow School auditorium on March 20th, 2013. View the story from the Needham Channel News to see and hear from some of those who attended the session.
Needham Community Education’s New “Living Green in Needham Program” Courses
Needham Community Education, in partnership with Green Needham Collaborative and the Needham Community Farm, has introduced a new series of “Living Green in Needham” workshops which promote sustainabilty and healthy living. There are five courses in this series, as described below – click
Solar 101 Workshop
Have you wondered if solar is right for your house? If so, join us for Green Needham’s Solar 101, an introduction and guide to residential solar energy for homeowners. We will explain the technology and terminology of solar PV (photovoltaic)
How does solar power work?
Solar systems that produce electricity are known as photovoltaic, or PV, systems. The term “photovoltaics” refers to the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level, using silicon semiconductor materials. The power produced in direct current, or DC.
High Rock Solar Panels – Here Comes the Sun at the end of the Long and Winding Road
In the summer of 2008, Green Needham and the League of Women Voters Climate Action Committee wrapped up the Needham Community Solar Challenge. Over 250 families and businesses in Needham had made contributions to the New England Wind Fund (supporting