After a divorce and a foreclosure that claimed her 2,500-square-foot house, Macy Miller embarked on a dramatic DIY down-sizing. She rolled up her sleeves — learning as she went — and build a tiny house that not only looks amazing, but is roomy enough to share with a Great Dane. The kicker: Miller’s new home […]
Archives for December 2013
Another green data center from Microsoft in Quincy, Wash.?
Microsoft has confirmed that it is getting ready to build a data center on land that the company is now in the midst of buying in Quincy, Wash. where the company already operates a modular computing facility. The 200-acre site will cost Microsoft $11 million and is expected to produce 100 full-time jobs. Construction starts […]
2013 Rewind: The plummeting price of solar
The following, not-so-new chart from Bloomberg and New Energy Finance has been making the rounds, and really, it speaks for itself. In the past couple of decades, the price of solar panels has dropped like a stone — particularly in the last few years. The cost of solar has fallen from $76.67 per watt at […]