The Pollution Industry Just Wants To Love You

It’s a warm summer night and you’re enjoying the cool breeze off of a wonderful Caribbean beach. There are no cancer-causing power plants around, because the island has gone solar. A greased up oil company exec is nearby, with the scent of millions or billions earned off the backs of working-class Americans wafting off his pale white chest. No, he doesn’t brag to you about his garage full of Lamborghinis and Rolls Royces, and the way he tried to recreate a Caribbean-like beach next to one of his mansions. No, this oil & gas billionaire — whose fortune was earned only in the most moral of ways — tells you about how he spent his life trying to help humanity, trying to bring a better life to the underappreciated common man & woman.

The Human Side of Cleantech

As many of you know (including the dozens or more of you who were in attendance), I was in Vancouver last week for the first-ever Renewable Cities forum, which for now I’ll briefly summarize as “the best conference I’ve ever attended.” I think my favorite presentation there (that I gave, that is) … [continued]

The Why & How of Solar Blogging

Originally published on Let the Sunshine In: A Solar Power Blog. To blog or not to blog, that is the question… but is it really, for any viable solar organization? Perhaps a more pertinent question would be: “How can one not blog?” According to statistics published on the Internet, 6.7 … [continued]

Architecture Contest At Solar Decathlon Won By Prague Team

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest on the morning of October 11, at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, reports Solar Decathlon. The following is from the Solar Decathlon blog: European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests … [continued]