08 Mar '12, 3pm

[email protected] on @solarmosaic, with a much-appreciated link to a story I wrote about the #cleanweb

In this picture I’m standing on the roof of People’s Grocery in Oakland, Calif. with Nikki Henderson, the executive director. People’s Grocery is a small food justice organization with big goals: to build a local food system through leadership development, community engagement and advocacy. Behind us is a new solar installation that will save the organization over $30,000 in utility bills, money they can put back into their programs. Here’s the kicker: it wasn’t a bank or utility that paid for the solar installation – it was financed by 70 people who invested in the solar project through my company, Solar Mosaic. Mosaic is building the world’s first online platform for people to profitably invest in solar power projects. The transition from fossil fuels to clean energy represents the largest wealth creation opportunity of our generation. Through Solar Mosaic, you can move ...

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Dot Earth Blog: Postcard from a Solar Rooftop

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

In this picture I’m standing on the roof of People’s Grocery in Oakland, Calif. with Nikki Henderson, the executive direct...

Rooftop revolution: How to get solar onto 100 million U.S. homes, by @drgrist

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getsolar.com 08 Mar '12, 12am

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