Published on November 26th, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown1
Sandy-Battered Neighborhood Gives Thanks For Solar (VIDEO)
November 26th, 2012 by Nicholas Brown
In the Rockaways, Long Island, the Bell Harbour Yacht Club made it possible for a local relief effort to serve Thanksgiving dinner to the community that to solar power… they still didn’t have electricity from the grid due to Hurricane Sandy.
This location became an important hub for supplies after Sandy, and the fact that their power wasn’t reconnected quickly enough certainly didn’t help. So, they started utilizing portable solar panels to provide electricity for lighting, some heating, etc.
I’m sure they were happy and thankful that their Thanksgiving wasn’t ruined by darkness and cold weather.
Video Credit: ClimateDesk on Youtube.
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