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.

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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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