Did you know that state and federal solar subsidies allows stores like Wal-Mart and IKEA to fleece taxpayers with their large roofs? Read one landlord's take here. Thoughts About Utility-Scale Solar Energy
Community-owned solar gardens are similar to community gardens, where members buy their own "plot" of an array (one or multiple solar panels), and then "harvest" the energy it produces in the form of a monthly credit from their utility company
This is my Father-in-law Larry (Playa name: "Ember"). He created the giant flaming tetherball and the Parabolic Mirror Solar Cigarette Lighter out at Burning Man. This contraption is for evaporating grey water (from showers, dish washing, etc).