Recently I attended a screening at the 6th Annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival of the new documentary film , ARISE, narrated by Darryl Hannah. The film captures the stories of women around the globe, who are leading the way to a sustainable future to rebuild their families, their neighborhoods and their communities. The film highlights […]
Wow! How exciting is this? Dr. Richard Komp, American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Life Member, Director of the Maine Solar Energy Association and intrepid world-traveler was co-producer of a documentary movie, Burning in the Sun, that recently won the Cinema for Peace 2012 International Green Film Award. Richard, along with his co-producer Claire Weingarten and the […]
American Solar Energy Society member Dave Strenski, of Ypsilanti, Mich., knew little about solar energy in 2005 when he applied for a grant to put photovoltaic panels on his local food co-op. Little did he know that the effort would lead him to star in a Google commercial promoting the promise of solar.
Solar in Remote Corners of Nigeria: Usman Muhammad from the Centre for Energy and Environment in Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria. Click to learn more.
The Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM) last week released a report estimating that the U.S. solar industry ran a $1.6 billion trade deficit with China for calendar year 2011, compared to a trade surplus for 2010 somewhere between $250 million and $540 million. The release said, in part, “This new data, drawn from official […]
Jacques Kimman was born in 1956 and is currently professor in Renewable Energy at Zuyd University in Heerlen, The Netherlands. After finishing his PhD in Amsterdam on multi- photon laser spectroscopy, he worked on industrial R&D at IBM and Océ. In 1992 he became programme manager for solar energy research in the Netherlands. As head […]