Solar-powered Movie Screening!

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August 9, 2016 saw the first ever (we think) solar-powered movie screening in Detroit. The event was held in Lafayette Central Park and was sponsored by Cinema Detroit and The Greening of Detroit. Solar Party Detroit, a grass-roots solar awareness group, provided a solar unit that had pre-charged batteries in it.


The movie was His Girl Friday, and approximately 75 people from the community were in attendance. Many people remarked afterwards how quiet the power was compared to a gasoline-powered generator. The event used approximately 705 watt-hours of energy and prevented 1.4 pounds of CO2 pollution.

Congrats to all involved for making history in Detroit!

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