(Flickr photo, "Solar Windblades" by Tom Swift46)
Host introduction: This week on Our Northwest's Building Green series, we consider adding solar to our new or existing homes. Mary Hawkins spoke with Mike Nelson, director of the Northwest Solar Center about state and national incentives to install solar systems, and about solar generation as a revenue source for the average homeowner. Listen here.
Mary Hawkins: If we thought of ourselves as small energy companies instead of individual energy consumers who wrote a check out to the utility company every month, I think perhaps our attitude toward energy would change significantly, don't you?