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Solar Energy Conferences Summer 2021

We at Redwood Creative are enthusiastic about solar power. You can only find so much information online. Therefore, these upcoming solar energy conferences this summer will teach you everything. From solar panel installation to financing panels, head to a conference this summer to learn more. Some of these will be general renewable energy conferences.

 

Solar Energy Conferences Summer 2021

June Conferences
  • Solar and Energy Storage Northeast will host both an in-person expo and an online educational session. The expo will be on June 9th and 10th in Boston. The online session will be on June 2nd & 3rd. Get your tickets while they are still $75 before they go to $100.
  • This one covers all types of renewable energy! On June 6th and 7th in San Francisco, CA, there will be an International Conference on Renewable and Sustainable Energy. You’ll need to bring a notepad to intake the vast information from this meeting.
  • The World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology will be hosting the International Conference on Concentrated Solar Power Systems. It will be on June 3rd and 4th in New York, NY. Scientists will get together and discuss photovoltaic engineering.
  • Head over to Custer, WI, for the 31st Annual Energy Fair on Friday, June 25th! Thousands of attendees go to learn more about clean and sustainable energy and find resources.
  • The city of Gaithersburg, Maryland, will have Maryland Solar 101 going on. It’ll be on Wednesday, June 6th. If you’re thinking about switching to solar, then you need to attend this event. It covers everything about home and small business solar. Find more details here.
July Conferences
  • Be a part of solar innovation and go to the Intersolar North America 2021 Expo. Solar companies will be there to network and share ideas and resources. It will be in San Diego on July 14 – 16. Also, check the site to make sure it does not get canceled.
  • ReTech Summit is coming to San Francisco on July 18th to present their Renewable Energy & Technology Event Series. It will cover corporate sourcing of renewable energy.
  • Then, on July 29 and 30, there will be an International Conference on Innovations in Energy Engineering & Cleaner Production in Silicon Valley, CA. Hear professionals discuss how to make sustainable energy even more sustainable.
  • If you’re interested in learning about solar power, recycling, and farming, then The Sustainability Summit is perfect for you! Learn more about this event in South Carolina here. Note: the flyer says 2020, but that’s because it was canceled last year. It will be on July 29, 2021.

Let us know if you went to any of these conferences or any other solar conferences!

 

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First Quarter Review of 2021

While 2021 has not been boring, at least it’s not as wild as 2020. Here is a recap of everything that’s happened in 2021 in the first quarter.

 

January 2021

January definitely kicked off this year with a bang. First, the Capitol fiasco. After that incident, the left and the right are more against each other than ever. Then, Trump gets banned, which leads to media subscriptions going down. Magazines, blogs, and news channels are seeing less attention now that Trump isn’t around anymore. Two weeks later, the world held their breaths as Joseph Biden swore in as the 46th President. But yet, this and the stock market kept people tuned in. The great GameStop incident led to a stock market frenzy. Hey, it also led to fire memes. Bitcoin is now popular again and rising. One of the best parts of January? The Bernie Sanders mitten meme.

 

February 2021

Then February blows in with the craziest winter storm most Texans had ever seen. On the bright side, the forced quarantine reduced COVID cases. So, hospitals finally got a little relief. While we had to rough it, we found warmth in friendly neighbors and hospitable family members and friends. And, now we know how to be better prepared. Thankfully, the government is taking care of relief procedures. Congresswoman AOC raised $2 million for Texas!

 

March 2021

March was a good month. The Biden administration passed the second round of stimulus checks. This helped those affected by the winter storm. Also, March 11 marked the anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown. Now, the world is in a better mood as the vaccine is more widely available. Along with that, but businesses and events are opening up at full capacity again. Slowly but surely, we see life returning to normal. While gas prices are going back up, it’s nothing to worry about. It’s only returning to the same prices as pre-COVID. Lastly, the 200,000-ton Evergreen cargo ship was finally recovered out of the sand and is afloat again. This allowed for business along the Suez canal to resume.

 

A lot happened in the first quarter of 2021. Now we are in April, and things are looking bright. We are thankful for all the good news that we come across. We’re looking forward to seeing what the rest of the year has in store for us. Let us know if we can help out with any big plans that you may have in mind!

 

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How To Write A Cover Letter

Almost every job/contract application requires a cover letter. It introduces you to the employer before they get to your qualifications. It covers who you are, your background, and how you got to where you are today. Here’s how to compose a job-winning introduction to your resume.

 

 How To Write A Cover Letter

First, start off with necessary information, such as contact information and address. Then, start with your basics: where you’re from, long-time interests, and hobbies. Also, don’t forget to note important skills, such as project management. This should be one short paragraph. Next, talk about your academics. You can transition from your intro to academics by noting your strongest subjects. Then, for the next paragraph, start by discussing your high school achievements. This will lead to talking about college/trade school. For this section, note any important classes and organizations. You could even mention a unique project that effectively instilled valuable information. Of course, don’t forget honors and awards! Next, discuss post-academics life. You don’t have to get specific, that’s what your resume is for. Just note field(s) you have experience in and skills you’ve gained.

 Letter Conclusion

Finally, wrap it up by explaining how everything in your letter qualifies you for the role. For example, explain how your best subject pushed you to pursue what you are going for. Next, let them know what your goals are. Then, end it by saying you look forward to working with the company. Use professional fonts and formatting. Your letter should be about a page long, and no more. Don’t forget to sign it at the bottom. You can sign off with “Thank you for your time,” or “I look forward to hearing from you.”

Indeed offers some tips on writing a cover letter here. Make sure you have one or two other people look over it as well.

 

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The Samsung S21 Smartphone

South Korean company Samsung released their newest smartphone on January 29, 2021. The S21, following the S20, is different. Samsung previously had three different types of Android phones: Note, Galaxy S, and Galaxy Z. Read here all about the Samsung S21 and to see how the tech company is changing things up.

Samsung S21 Features

Now, the S21 will come with a built-in stylus pen, the S pen. This was previously on the Note phones. But, now that those are being discontinued, the S pen transferred over to the S21. Another feature is the upscale 1080×2400 pixel camera. With 5 cameras on the back, Samsung shuts down memes about their (previously) poor camera quality. The display is 120 Hz on a 6.2″ screen. Made with 5G in mind. iPhones are notorious for easily cracking/shattering, but not the S21 and its Gorilla Glass screen. Going off the S20, the newer model will upgrade the all-in-screen fingerprint sensor. Battery life continues to hold up as the S21 can last roughly 90 hours without charge. Oh, and it looks like the days of headphone jacks are gone, as there are none on this new release.

Bixby, which is the Android Siri, has some new upgrades as well. Now, a better understanding of different languages and better smart capture. Bixby has been further modified to be more of an assistant rather than a needy partner. Overall, the design and display are pretty, much more sleek and smooth than its precedes.

 

S21 Reviews

Right now, the Samsung S21 and the Ultra costs $700 after the S20 costs nearly $1,000. Is it worth it? Overall yes. TechRadar admits it’s not as exciting as previous releases due to some Apple-like moves, such as no headphone jack and no charger in the box. Also, the display could be a little better. But, TechRadar also claims that otherwise, Samsung delivers a quality phone once again. It’s a powerful phone, capable of running multiple apps without slowing down or overheating. Also, the camera quality is the best yet. The night mode camera is phenomenal, and I can confirm that myself. Apparently, the Ultra is the best version. The final verdict: Samsung’s S21 is worth buying, but don’t be in a rush to get it. The standard is 6.2″, the S21+ is 6.7″, and the Ultra is 6.8″.

 

 

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GameStop, Stock Market, and Reddit

On January 27, the stock market tables turned drastically. Reddit users banned together and bought large quantities of GameStop stocks, as well as Nokia and AMC. Almost a week after the incident started, it’s still going on. Here’s how it started, and how it’s going now with GameStop and the stock market.

 How it started

Big businesses love to play with hedge funds, betting on companies to go under to make a profit. As a result, the money that the company loses goes to the fund holders. In response, Reddit users on the wallstreetbets page collectively decided to buy GameStop, Nokia, and AMC stocks. Thousands poured their savings into driving up these stocks. GameStop took off the most when Elon Musk tweeted “Gamestonks!!” with a link to the Reddit page. Prior to this, GameStop was worth roughly $35/share. On the morning of Jan 28, GS was worth $469/share. Because of this, the hedge funds are now as good as invaluable. Wall Street struck back by pausing GameStop stock trading and having the Reddit page taken down. That same afternoon, the stocks plummeted to a mere $130 per share. The lines have never been all over the stock charts since the 2008 recession.

 

 How it’s going

As it made national news, the ordeal is still ongoing. While GameStop was temporarily paused, it went back up after re-opening.  GameStop, a place so dear among millennials, is now revived thanks to loyal fans. Previously, the height of GameStop stocks was in 2007 and 2013 when it was at $50/share. Now, it is at $99/share and still being heavily traded. Wall Street is now regulating the stock market more heavily thanks to GameStop and Reddit. The elites’ hedge funds are shaken, and the middle class is ready to take more control over the stock market. Also, wallstreetbets Reddit page is available again.

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