Rising from the Ashes, Coovers Rebuild Home Powered by Solar

After losing their home to the devastating Tubb’s fire in 2017, Don and Mary Coover were determined to rebuild with energy independence and sustainability in mind, plus save money on electric bills.

Rebuilding their home after it was burned to the ground is one of many displays of the Coovers resilient nature.  Don has endured two heart transplants and on top of all that, Mary later donated one of her kidneys to Don. They wrote a book “I Left My Heart at Stanford” with hopes it will provide encouragement to people in need of an organ transplant and will prompt potential donors.

With a brand-new home powered by clean, renewable solar power and restored good health, the Coovers will be enjoying free, green energy for many years to come.


  • Saves Coover family over $4,800 in electric bills annually
  • Shields the Coovers from electrical rate increases
  •  Offsets 98% of their energy usage
  • Will reduce CO2 emissions by 8 tons annually, equivalent to eliminating over 18,700 miles of driving each year

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