Rally for Restoration

On the 1st day of Hurricane season, residents of the Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans City Councilmen and many environmental leaders are gathering at the Bayou Beinvenue Cypress Triangle Platform in the Lower 9th Ward to speak out to ask the Corps to make the protection of our communities top priority. For more information see:  www.mrgomustgo.org.

Gulf South Solar will be providing free, clean solar power for this event with one of their solar trailers.

When: June 1st, from Noon – 1pm

Where: Caffin @Florida, on the water

Louisiana Environmental Voter Day

Over 50 Environmental leaders from all over Louisiana came out to the Capital on Tuesday, May 26th to learn about important environmental legislation that is being considered by the Louisiana  House and Senate. Continue reading “Louisiana Environmental Voter Day”

LPB Covers Solar Bills at the Capital

Gulf South Solar, along with LSES went to the Capital on Tuesday to talk to lawmakers about a few of the many solar bills that have been submitted this session. While we were there, we were interviewed by LPB about the Solar Car Project and were asked our opinions on extending solar tax credits to businesses.

To view the interview, go to http://www.lpb.org/programs/swi/capitolbeat.html  and select “May 6th”. The solar segment is about 1/2 way through the 8 minute piece.

Solar Powered Car in Baton Rouge!

A team located in Buffalo, NY started a project called Solar Car Project.  They built a solar powered car to travel the globe, where the journey began in the Great Lakes area on June 12, 2008.  They travelled West to Oregon and Washington and up to Canada and in the Arctic Circle!

Continue reading “Solar Powered Car in Baton Rouge!”