Celebrities who have gone solar

Celebrities who are using solar energy

Wondering which glittering Hollywood A-Listers are soaking up the sun for their energy? Read on to get the celeb scoop on who has gone solar.

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Edward Norton is perhaps the most recognized face of the solar energy movement in Hollywood. Norton has a solar powered home and started the Solar Neighbors program over a decade ago with the goal of bringing renewables to low-income households in Los Angeles. Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson are famous supporters of Norton’s initiative. Other celebs who are involved in Solar Neighbors include Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt, Darryl Hannah and Danny Devito.

The former James Bond and inductee into the National Environmental Hall of Fame, Pierce Brosnan installed solar panels on his Malibu villa.

Electric car enthusiast Ed Begley, Jr. is a multi-tasker with his home running on both solar and wind power and utilizing a bike to power his toaster.

Don Cheadle, Jim Carrey, Scarlett Johansson and Adrian Grenier have all adopted a sunny disposition by supporting solar energy production.

Leonardo DiCaprio felt so strongly about the cause that he powered the set of his movie “Inception” with solar energy.

Hollywood beauties Rachel McAdams, Julia Roberts and Cate Blanchett all use solar energy for their homes. Blanchett also helped the Sydney Theater Company install solar panels in The Wharf Theatre at Sydney’s Walsh Bay that now provide 70 percent of the theater’s electricity requirements.

How can you top a solar-powered home? What about a solar-powered island? Johnny Depp’s personal island was transformed to run on hydrogen solar cells.

Solar panels are trendy and hip, but you don’t have to be a Hollywood celebrity to harness their powerful benefits. Contact us to schedule a free consultation and receive a completely free solar energy quote and proposal for going solar and owning your own system.

 

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