Fed Is No Longer Asking Kids To Dress Up As Solar Panels and Windmills
Federal officials at the Department of Energy (DOE) are no longer asking kids to dress up as solar panels and wind turbines for Halloween.
Last year the DOE’s official website included instructions on how kids can dress up as solar panels, wind turbines, “energy vampires,” particle accelerators, or Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. The DOE also encouraged kids to carve energy themed designs into their Jack O’Lanterns, including compact fluorescent lamps, electrical cars, windmills, solar panels, and more.
“You won’t produce electricity, but at least you’ll generate conversations wherever you go,” claimed the DOE’s website, before suggesting that kids strap inflatable ankle floats or inner tubes to their feet to dress up as offshore wind turbines. – READ MORE