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Natalie and Lacy -

Thanks for sharing re: Solar City. I like their affordable pricing options (payment plan, leasing, etc.) One barrier I have heard a lot in talking to people about this and reading online is that homeowners are unsure of the stability of their roof, or maybe their roof isn't optimized for sun exposure. This feedback helped develop the part of the viral SBS idea that focuses primarily on panel installation on utility poles rather than the roofs of homes.

Do you think installation companies like Solar City would be interested in installing the panels on utility poles? If so I could see getting them involved (they have a nonprofit arm dedicated to giving the gift of power: http://www.solarcity.com/company/givepower) in the incentive structure somehow.

Natalie I wonder if your friend might have thoughts on this?

Thanks Joanna, looking forward to more feedback and collaboration to make 100% solar participation in San Francisco by 2020 a reality!

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Risa commented on Festivals as energy leaders and test sites

Very cool idea Lars! There might be some nice opportunities for collaboration here: https://openideo.com/challenge/renewable-energy/ideas/harvesting-body-energy