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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »
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    Sherwood Nation

    Benjamin Parzybok 9781618730862

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Powell's Books Solar Energy Project

Installation of a one hundred-kilowatt photovoltaic system to power Powells.com and NW warehouse
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    Michael Powell, owner of Powell's Books and daughter Emily invested in the 100 Killowatt photovoltaic system on its Powells.com/warehouse facility in NW Portland.
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    PV panels are mounted to a custom engineered frame system.
  4. Tilting frame systemTilting frame system
    The frame system lifts panels off the roof and tilts them
    at a precise angle to the sun, optimizing efficiency.
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    Powell's PV system is designed with 540 individual solar panels.
    This row of panels is one of nine rows of solar panels on the roof.
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