Zach Shahan spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as the director/editor of both CleanTechnica and Planetsave. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sociology, and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. He has worked in a variety of public, private, and non-profit positions focused on advancing clean transportation, clean power, sustainable development, and eco-friendly food options.
You can connect with Zach on any popular social networking site you like. Links to all his main social media profiles are on ZacharyShahan.com.
Joshua S Hill is a Christian, a nerd, a geek, a liberal left-winger, and believes that we’re pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket!
Josh is an author and writer from Melbourne, Australia. His first book is in the “looking for an agent” phase right now while he writes his second. He also reviews fantasy books over at Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk). Josh loves words with a passion, both creating them and reading them. You can follow Josh on Twitter @JoshSHill.
Tina Casey is a freelance writer specializing in military and corporate sustainability, advanced technology, emerging materials, biofuels, and water and wastewater issues. She is a regular contributor to CleanTechnica, TriplePundit, and IdeaLab.Talkingpointsmemo.com, and she is currently Deputy Director of Public Information for the County of Union, New Jersey.
Tina’s articles are reposted frequently on Reuters, Scientific American, and many other sites. You can also follow her on Twitter @TinaMCasey, and on Tumblr.
Andrew Burger has been covering developments at the nexus of energy/natural resource use, social ecology, political economy, and technology for more than 5 years running. “Offshoring” himself more than a decade ago, he has lived and worked on every continent barring Antarctica.
Andrew has earned BA and MBA degrees, and he recently completed MSc. coursework in environmental governance at UN University-Institute of Advanced Studies in Japan.
Silvio Marcacci is Principal at Marcacci Communications, a clean energy public relations company based in Washington, D.C. He has twelve years’ experience in media relations, online communications, community outreach and government relations.
Silvio is most interested in the intersection of renewable energy, the grid, and climate change. You can follow his green and cleantech thoughts and shares on Twitter @silvio_marcacci.
Nicholas Brown has a keen interest in physics-intensive topics such as electricity generation, refrigeration and air conditioning technology, energy storage, geography, and much more.
Chelsea is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland, and Japan. When she wasn’t teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.
While “green” topics weren’t her professional focus before joining CleanTechnica, they’ve always been an interest of hers, and she has become quite the cleantech expert through the research and publishing of hundreds of CleanTechnica stories.
Adam Johnston is in the process of becoming a freelance social media coordinator for small businesses. He is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg, with a three-year Bachelor of Arts degree in both Economics and Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications. Adam is a ‘bright green’ environmentalist who believes in the power of economic and business opportunity in cleantech to bring more people to environmental issues.
Adam recently worked as a commodities and grains reporter for a newswire service. Stories that he covered included currency, weather, and biofuels. Adam is also working on a book pertaining to sustainable development. Beyond cleantech, you can also find his writings about soccer and other technology topics, including video games, on www.adammjohnston.wordpress.com and various other sites. You can follow Adam on Twitter @adamjohnstonwpg.
Mridul Chadha currently works as Head-News & Data at Climate Connect Limited, a market research and analytics firm in the renewable energy and carbon markets domain. He earned his Master’s in Technology degree from The Energy & Resources Institute in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering. Mridul has a keen interest in renewable energy sector in India and emerging carbon markets like China and Australia.
You can follow Mridul’s green tweets @mridul (looks like he was an early twitter adopter).
John Farrell directs the Energy Self-Reliant States and Communities program at ILSR, and focuses on energy policy developments that best expand the benefits of local ownership and dispersed generation of renewable energy. His latest paper, Democratizing the Electricity System, describes how to blast the roadblocks to distributed renewable energy generation, and how such small-scale renewable energy projects are the key to the biggest strides in renewable energy development.
Farrell also authored the landmark report Energy Self-Reliant States, which serves as the definitive energy atlas for the United States, detailing state-by-state renewable electricity generation potential. Farrell regularly provides discussion and analysis of distributed renewable energy policy on his blog, Energy Self-Reliant States, and articles are regularly syndicated on Grist and Renewable Energy World. John Farrell can also be found on Twitter @johnffarrell, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Giles Parkinson is the founding editor of RenewEconomy.com.au, an Australian-based website that provides news and analysis on cleantech, carbon, and climate issues. Giles is based in Sydney and is watching the (slow, but quickening) transformation of Australia’s energy grid with great interest.
Giles has a particularly strong focus on decentralization of the electricity grid, and especially rooftop solar. He also provides very insightful commentary on Australian and global climate policy and politics.
Thomas is a close observer of the renewable energy revolution in his home country Germany and around the world. As a full-blooded enthusiast, he spends a lot of his spare time reading about the technological, political, social, and cultural developments that drive the renewable energy revolution, and their benefits to society.
Thomas studied media & computer science at university and works as a freelance graphic/interface designer. He loves visualizing complex information, data, & the relationships that connect them to our world.
Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz is a professor of German and European Law at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, blogging since 2003 at Lenz Blog. A free PDF file of his global warming science fiction novel “Great News” is available here.