Zach Shahan spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as the director/chief editor. Otherwise, he’s probably enthusiastically fulfilling his duties as the director/editor of Solar Love, EV Obsession, Planetsave, or Bikocity. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and wind energy expert. If you would like him to speak at a related conference or event, connect with him via social media.
You can connect with Zach on any popular social networking site you like. Links to all of his main social media profiles are on ZacharyShahan.com.
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Derek Markham lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh-roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Derek has been covering solar power and energy efficiency for years, and lived off the grid for awhile.
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.
Kyle Field is a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact his life has on the planet, save money, and reduce stress. Live intentionally, make conscious decisions, love more, act responsibly, play. The more you know, the less you need.
Kyle and his wife own a Tesla Model S and a Mercedes B-Class Electric, and he is performing a long-term review of the Model S for CleanTechnica.
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.
James Ayre‘s background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.
You can follow James and his prolific work on Google+.
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).
Steve Hanley writes about the interface between technology and sustainability from his home in Rhode Island. He is a car nut with a salacious sense of humor who is passionate about addressing global warming.
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.
Roy L Hales is the editor of the ECOreport (www.theecoreport.com), a website dedicated to exploring how our lifestyle choices and technologies affect the West Coast of North America and writes for both CleanTechncia and PlanetSave. He is a research junkie who has written hundreds of articles since he was first published in 1982. Roy lives on Cortes Island, BC, Canada.
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.
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.