by Michael dEstries
Categories: Causes, Home
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My love for Kristin Davis is now a little deeper (right above stalking) after watching this clip from Letterman last night. The Sex and the City actress looked gorgeous and bubbled with cuteness over her new solar-powered home and work with Oxfam America. Pegging herself as someone who makes a lot of money and wants to give back, Davis talked about her new home — and how she can go off-grid at the flip of a switch .

“I’m off the grid. I have a ladder that I climb up and I check my solar panels. They cover the whole roof, in LA, where there’s a lot of sun. And when the sun is shining, you can go and look and your electrical meter and it’s spinning backwards! It’s very exciting — and I have batteries to store the power in, and when the power goes out in LA, which happens a lot, you throw this switch and you’re completely off the grid!”

So, Kristin isn’t really off-gird — she’s more grid-tied — but in the event of a blackout, she can prevent the power from entering the grid and live off her batteries for awhile. Not bad.

The 43-year-old actress also talked about her work with Oxfam America — in particular her fight against poverty and desire to visit every country in Africa.

via Takepart

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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