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Photographer Jamey Stillings: Seeing the Big (Solar) Picture

Robin Madel | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Robin Madel

"I always want people to put issues like this in context. In talking about something like avian mortality, we must ask -- how many birds are killed every year because of office buildings and residential houses in the U.S. compared to how many are killed by energy projects?"

WATCH: C++ Programming Pioneer Hacks Off-Grid, DIY, Smart Home

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

When Loren Amelang's Silicon Valley employer put in florescent lighting and wouldn't let employees bring in their own lights, Amelang moved to an off-grid property to create a space where he would have control over his environment.

Igniting a Solar Fire

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

Yesterday I met the future of America. Blake Jones, president of Namaste Solar was igniting a fire in the minds of his audience. He spoke about the power of a future fueled by solar energy.

Beyond Photovoltaics: Rebirth of the Other Solar Power

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

When I stumbled across an inventor obsessed with perfecting the technology to roast coffee, I was unprepared for the lesson I was about to get in solar concentrating technology.