Renewable Energy

Until late 2010, I’m proud to say I was a freelance contributor to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, helping to write a blog called Energy Empowers. These were reported, journalism-style pieces that told the stories of Americans working toward cleaner and more efficient energy, often with financial help from the Recovery Act. I had the honor of being the office’s West Coast voice, with (not surprisingly) a special emphasis on solar. Here are some highlights of that work: