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CELEBRITIES ON SOLAR POWER

Monday 28th of November 2016 10:56 AM

Even celebrities, who have the money to afford exorbitant energy costs, have taken to this option, moving toward environmentally friendly lifestyles.

Some celebrities, such as Rachel McAdams, known for Mean Girls, Doctor Strange and The Notebook among many other titles, are making several changes to their lifestyle in addition to including solar panels on their homes. McAdams has also adopted other daily lifestyle changes to cut down on her carbon footprint, such as riding her bike instead of driving whenever she can and keeping appliances unplugged when they are not in use.

Golden Globe winner and three time Oscar nominee Edward Norton not only set up solar power for his home, but also many other people’s homes. Norton set up Solar Neighbors to help bring solar power to those who may not be able to afford it by providing a system to these households whenever a celebrity purchases panels through the program.

Actress and activist Daryl Hannah is among many stars who have chosen to participate in Solar Neighbors. To ensure her home in Malibu was green, Pretty Woman’s Julia Roberts had the home constructed with eco-friendlyoptions including solar panels.

Brad Pitt, an Oscar and Golden Globe winner, started the Make It Right project to build homes for people in need and has included solar energy as a part of the construction of these homes.

Orlando Bloom, well known as Pirates of the Caribbean’s Will Turner and The Lord of the Rings’ Legolas, has a home located in London that he asked to be constructed with solar panels, energy-efficient light bulbs and other eco-friendly options.

Lord of the Rings trilogy’s Cate Blanchett believes in solar power so strongly that she installed it for her own home as well as helping Sydney Theatre Company with their solar panel installation.

There is an entire island in the Bahamas that runs on hydrogen solar cells. This island is owned by Johnny Depp, known for his roles in Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean and Edward Scissorhands among other movies.

Many notables in the Coachella Valley has also chosen to install solar with Renova including Dick Heckmann, minority owner of the Phoenix Suns, several city council members from various cities, professional golfer Dave Stockton Jr. and Former Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey, among others.

However, solar power isn’t just for celebrities! Join these big names and many others in making the switch to sustainable solar energy with solar panels from Renova Solar and SunPower. Contact our professionals to discuss our affordable options for providing your home with green energy today!

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