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Wednesday 3 May 2017

Sun Day

Sun Day (May 3, 1978) was designated by United President Jimmy Carter specifically devoted to advocacy for solar power, following a joint resolution by Congress, H.J.Res. 715 becoming Pub.L. 95–253 It was modelled on the highly successful Earth Day of April 22, 1970. It was the idea of Denis Hayes, who also coordinated Earth Day in 1970.
The first Fiesta del Sol was held in 1972. It was devised by the Director of Tourism of the Province of San Juan, Guillermo Barrena Guzman. In 1993, by resolution of the Secretaria de Turismo de la Nacion, the festival it became a nationalbecoming the "National Day of the Sun.
Resolved by the Seriate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress, assembled, That May 3, 1978, is proclaimed "Sun Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the general public, industry, and labor of the United States to observe such day with appropriate activities and ceremonies, and to direct all appropriate Federal
agencies to cooperate with, and participate in, the celebration of "Sun
Day".
Approved March 27, 1978. (92 STAT. 186 PUBLIC LAW 95-253—MAR. 27, 1978 )
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Quotes & Wishes - Absolutely essential Absolutely essential

Solar power is going to be absolutely essential to meeting growing energy demands while staving off climate change.
Ramez Naam
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Quotes & Wishes - Bright future Bright future

I think the future for solar energy is bright.
Ken Salazar
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Quotes & Wishes - Clean, renewable and cost effective Clean, renewable and cost effective

Solar power is clean, renewable and cost effective, but it also needs time to develop.
J. D. Hayworth
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Quotes & Wishes - Green technologies Green technologies

From solar to electric cars, from geothermal to reconfiguring the grid, the scale of investment needed in green technologies in order to meet whatever agreements on emissions reductions are finally agreed will be immense.
Noreena Hertz
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Quotes & Wishes - Homeowners want solar power Homeowners want solar power

Homeowners want solar power. It’s cost-effective. We invented a business model that makes it really easy for consumers to switch to solar - and that’s solar-as-a-service.
Lynn Jurich
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