Electric Car Safety – The Real Story

Tesla Model S - The model of electric car safety

It's no secret that I'm a fan of electric vehicles, especially when they can be charged with solar energy. Like many, I've seen the recent news coverage about fires in electric vehicles, the Tesla Model S in particular. Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has responded on their company blog. The Real Story on Electric Car Safety I've never done this before, but Mr. Musk's response so impressed me that I'm ... Read More

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Map for Nevada

Solar panels provide shaded parking and EV charging at the Clark County Government Center.

Electric vehicles are hitting the road in ever-increasing numbers. Most are conveniently charged at home but when you're on the road and need a little juice, it's nice to know there is a growing network of public charging stations available around the valley. Here at GreenDream, we've been tooling around town on sunshine for over a year with a 100% electric Nissan Leaf that is charged with the ... Read More

Living Green in Las Vegas

Living space at the Odgen in downtown Las Vegas.

There are a lot of paths to choose from when it comes to Green Living. That’s part of what I like about it. There’s sort of an ethic or mindset that guides one’s choices, but the options are almost endless. There is no single solution to creating a sustainable community and I never tire of learning about how others are approaching the issue. Alternative to Sprawl In the midst of the sprawling ... Read More

Charging Ahead: Using Your Home to Fuel Your Car

Solar-powered for true Zero Emission driving.

It feels like I’ve reached a milestone in my life. I’ve long been concerned about environmental issues and years ago I realized that change starts with each of us; in other words it was up to me to embrace it. The process, shared with my wife and best friend Marsala, has involved a many-layered strategy of simple living, debt reduction, self-education and goal setting. It has taken some patience ... Read More

Ending Our Addiction to Oil

Oil rig fire.

The oil spill off the Louisiana shore is exacting a huge toll on the environment. Another thread is being pulled from the grand tapestry of life and, no matter how distant, it affects us all. Fingers are being pointed in plenty of directions, but how many of us take personal responsibility for the disaster? We have all contributed. We’ve grown up in a society based on the oil standard. It’s so ... Read More