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Cate Blanchett Unveils Her Solar Powered Rooftop

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Cate Blanchett and hubby Andrew Upton are turning the Sydney Theatre Company into a lean, mean, solar powered machine.

The couple, who are co-artistic directors of STC, flipped a fake switch at the theatre on Friday in Sydney, Australia, to celebrate the company’s installation of rooftop solar panels.

At the ceremony, Blanchett said, “If theatre doesn’t engage with the big issues that face human beings and society generally, then it very quickly becomes irrelevant.”

The solar initiative will reportedly produce up to 70 percent of the company’s power supply which, to give you an idea, is enough energy to power 46 homes. It’s all part of the company’s Greening The Wharf program, and was financed by a $2 million donation from Dr. Zhengrong Shi and by the federal and NSW governments.

Dr. Zhengrong Shi, CEO and founder of Suntech which supplied the panels used at The Wharf, said solar energy should be respected.

“This project demonstrates that anyone today can look up and harness nature’s original source of energy and life,” he said.

Hopefully the move by STC will inspire other companies to switch on their own solar power switches.

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