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Digitize the Solar and Renewable Energy Archives!

Open access to six decades of solar and renewable energy innovations by digitizing the archives.

Digitize the Solar and Renewable Energy Archives!

Open access to six decades of solar and renewable energy innovations by digitizing the archives.

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Last updated November 4, 2013
 

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    Receive the Solar Jumpstarter package with 5 Solar Today magazines from the archive to get you up and running with solar and renewable technologies. You'll also receive the 2013 Solar Home Tour Guide and a one year subscription (eight issues) to Solar Today magazine. You'll be thanked in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue and it will be mailed to the address of your choice.

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    Get the Solar Students Rock On! Package. It includes 5 Solar Today issues from the archive that focus on what college and university students are doing. It also includes the 2013 National Solar Home Tour Guide and a year subscription (eight issues) to Solar Today magazine, mailed to the address of your choice. You'll also have your name in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue and on the new website as a student who made the project possible. Thank you.

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    Receive the "Fifty-Year History of the International Solar Energy Society," by Karl W. Boer, in CD-ROM format. Dr. Boer is the pioneer of cadmium telluride solar cells, and a founder of ASES. You'll get the commemorative issue of Solar Today that features "25 Years of Solar Visionaries", a one year membership in ASES, with a subscription (eight issues) to Solar Today magazine, mailed to the address of your choice. You'll also get your name in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue and on the new website as a donor who made the project possible.

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    Get the Self-Sufficient Solar Homesteader package. It includes 5 printed issues from the Solar Today archive that focus on off-the-grid systems, the ultimate in self-sufficiency. It covers the basics of off-the-grid power systems: solar PV and thermal energy storage, passive solar building, and small wind technologies. It explains the technicalities and highlights what other homeowners have done. It also includes the 2013 National Solar Home Tour Guide, a year a subscription (eight issues) to Solar Today magazine, mailed to the address of your choice. You'll get your name in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue and be on the new website as a donor who made the project possible. (You can remain anonymous as well.)

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    Get a bound, paper copy of the proceedings from one of the past conferences. The proceedings are composed of all the scientific papers that are accepted into the annual conference. The one in the picture (below) has 1247 pages, but it differs by year. It's a lot of information and it'll be right in your hands! You'll be thanked on the website as well as receive a year-long subscription to Solar Today, have your name printed in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue and it will be mailed to the address of your choice.

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    For individuals who want to contribute to making solar and renewable technologies available, free to the public worldwide. You'll be personally invited to the 60th anniversary bash, sit with a solar pioneer, become a 10 year member of ASES with a subscription to Solar Today. You'll be listed on the website as a sustaining donor. We'll also invite you to a personal tour a major renewable energy laboratory or power-generation facility with the executive director of ASES.

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