Coachella Valley residents could soon go solar at discount rates as part of a regional drive about to be launched by a company called One Block Off the Grid. October 7, 2009 Firm offers homeowners power deal Attachments   The Desert Sun 100709

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Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant in Burbank/Toluca Lake is celebrating its 60th year by going solar! A wonderful celebration was held on Thursday, September 24 with a dedication ceremony and many renowned business and community leaders present. September 30, 2009 Bob Turns Sixty… Big Boy That is! Attachments   Tolucan Lake 93009.pdf

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When Bob Wian opened a 10-seat hamburger stand in Glendale, Calif., in 1936, he couldn’t have predicted how famous the logo of the smiling little boy in the checkered overalls would become. But Big Boy has become part of American fast-food culture. September 1, 2009 Big Boy Celebrates 60th Anniversary by Turning Green Attachments  …

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Energy-efficient building incorporates LEED guidelines and includes 160 kW Mitsubishi Electric solar power system installed by HelioPower San Diego, Calif. – October 5, 2009 – Sony Electronics Inc. will bring employees, government officials, community members, building partners and representatives of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics, Inc. and HelioPower together today to…

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One of of the nation’s most classic burger joints has gone 21st century green. On the 60th birthday of the nation’s oldest Bob’s Big Boy, the family behind the Burbank landmark dedicated a new bank of solar-power arrays. September 24, 2009 Bob’s sees light about solar power Attachments LA Daily News 092409

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Bill Nye helps dedicate 26 kW Canadian Solar panel system on historic building in Burbank to mark 60th year of operation TORONTO, Canada, Los Angeles and Murrieta, Calif. – September 24, 2009 – Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), HelioPower and Bob’s Big Boy of Burbank were joined today by Bill Nye, Burbank Mayor Gary Bric and…

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Earlier today, Secretary Geithner and Secretary Chu announced the award of $550 million for renewable energy projects to clean energy developers and manufacturers. The first name on the project list? None other than Bob’s Big Boy, LLC of Burbank, California. Although the restaurant’s interior brings customers back to the 1950s, the exterior is a shining example of…

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Dr. Evil (“Austin Powers”) launched the iconic Bob’s Big Boy into space. Now the burger chain is celebrating another celestial achievement: inaugurating a 26kW PV panel system from Canadian Solar, installed by HelioPower. August 27, 2009 CA burger chain adds solar to menu

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