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Articles by Adam Browning

Adam Browning is the executive director of Vote Solar.

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  • Solar comes out of the shadows

    Mainstream energy companies may finally be seeing the light when it comes to solar power.How do we know when solar becomes a mainstream energy source? One tip-off: when mainstream energy companies get serious about solar. For example, take NRG, a Fortune 250 wholesale energy generator with about 26 gigawatts of capacity in its portfolio. Most […]

  • Reports of the death of solar power are highly exaggerated

    Saying Solyndra means the end of solar power in the U.S. is like saying there is no future for the web because Netscape went out of business.

  • Asphalt to Ecosystems

    Say you were abducted by aliens, flown around the galaxy, then finally dropped off in what appears to be an American town.  There’s not a soul about.  What kind of place is this? Are you among friends or are there going to be more of those ‘probes’?  Then you notice a school.  You walk closer. […]

  • Solar could help with that

    A major heat wave is causing record demand in Texas–Monday set a record of 66,867 MW, and Tuesday is expected to set another.  As a result, the grid operator is asking that people help avoid blackouts by reducing electricity usage between 3 and 7 PM.  And as of 3:45 PM today, Texas paid $3000 MWh […]