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The Fastest Way to Grow a Clean Energy Economy: Allow More People to Participate – March 26, 2013

A conversation with clean-energy funding entrepreneur Billy Parish

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For those who don’t know Billy Parish, here’s a little background: In 2004 at age 22, Parish won a Brower Youth Award honoring his nonprofit leadership and college campus activism at the Energy Action Coalition. For the next few years, he collected a stream of accolades such as the title ‘Climate Hero’ from Rolling Stone magazine. In 2010, he co-founded Solar Mosaic, a crowd-sourced financing platform for solar energy projects, that Forbes magazine predicts could be “the Facebook of the energy industry.” The company has since changed its name to Mosaic. Last year, Parish released the book Making… more

by: Matthew Hirsch

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