I ran across this company through the outdoor industry, and it occurred to me that perhaps they are not as well know outside the industry (Outdoor industry = people who make gear and promote going to wild places, though most of their customers may not make it that far). Basically, green living taken to the hills!
Goal Zero has a range of products from ‘solar generators’ to solar panels that allow you to re-charge or run your house even when you don’t have access to city electricity.
Having lived in earthquake country, hurricane country and now tornado-ville, as well as having been on the road a lot, this makes me very excited. I don’t know about you, but my electronic devices are my connection with the rest of the world – phone, information and work. I don’t have any of their stuff yet, but I have been looking for something like this for … 15 years or more!