Starting a new category here, green living, to chronicle the installation of solar rooftop power, with the likely unique view of a foreigner in Japan who happens to be an electrical engineer and safety inspector (not for solar installations).
On 2010-12-16, we signed up for 横浜グリーンパワー Yokohama Green Power project. YGP is part of 横浜スマートシティプロジェクト Yokohama Smart City Project YSCP. Application deadline ends 2010-12-24 at our general contractor Nitten Solar.
Update 2010-12-31: YGP deadline extended to 2011-02-07 (page in Japanese).
Posted first mention of this story on GreenITers bilingual network.
I do like Venessa's take on ultra-reactivity. No reflection, just reacting to stimulus.
Thank you, Venessa, and co-creators (no pun intended), for making a splash here.
That happens so easily if we live a life of push: quicker this, faster that, accept tight deadlines, and find we slide down the rabbit hole of haste. Waste at large until life happens and drops us back down on the carpet. Boink.