World’s First Solar-Powered Christmas Tree Lots Pop Up In San Diego

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Solar Powered Tree Lot

Buying a Christmas tree isn’t exactly the greenest thing to do for the holidays, but if you’re bent on carrying out the tradition then you might want to check out a new trend that is greening up tree lots…beyond the piles of conifers, that is. Stellar Solar has provided its Mobile Solar Station to power two San Diego Purdy Farms Christmas Tree lots, helping to run much of the lot on renewable energy, including the lights and the electric chainsaws used to trim the trunks.

It’s easy to forget that along with the carbon footprint of the trees themselves, tree lots are also a drain. Using these solar stations will help minimize the impact of at least a few lots, and hopefully the idea will catch on in sunnier states…

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