This homeowner, a self proclaimed "desert and environment advocate" decided to install solar in order to benefit the environment and the planet and also to use sustainable energy.  Her favorite part of the new system is that it allows her to take action in the above.  She already uses a basic rainwater harvesting system and has been a recycler and gardener for many years.  To her, solar power is "a resource that is critically important for more and more of us, individuals and businesses, to utilize.