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Solar home attains energy independence
Written by Danrok   
Sunday, 21 January 2007 03:18

From CNet:

Michael Strizki heats and cools his house year-round and runs a full range of appliances--including such power-guzzlers as a hot tub and a wide-screen TV--without paying a penny in utility bills.

His conventional-looking family home in the pinewoods of western New Jersey is the first in the United States to show that a combination of solar and hydrogen power can generate all the electricity needed for a home.

The Hopewell Project, named for a nearby town, comes at a time of increasing concern over U.S. energy security and worries over the effects of burning fossil fuels on the climate.

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