Profile

Cover photo
Zachary Shahan
Works at Important Media
Attended UNC—Chapel Hill
Lives in Wroclaw, Poland
5,525 followers|885,240 views
AboutPosts

Stream

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
The Iron Edison Battery Company is now offering what it bills as a cost-effective solution to reducing high electric bills, via the pairing of state-of-the-art battery and inverter technologies. The new solution has been dubbed Peak Load Shaving. Its aim is to help lower energy bills for commercial enterprises that use it. Utility companies often impose a
1
Add a comment...

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
In yet another signal that era of fossil fuels is drawing to a close, a jury has just awarded a whopping $3 million to a Texas family for health and property impacts linked to a nearby Aruba Petroleum fracking operation. The Texas fracking verdict is being billed as the first case in which fracking has
4
2
Dave Wonnacott's profile photoChi Sasa's profile photoMarcus Joo's profile photo
 
: O
Add a comment...

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
Originally published on Planetsave. BMW's luxury electric vehicle, the i3, was recently named as the 2014 World Green Car at a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation. The highly regarded German EV was chosen from amongst a field of fourteen new vehicles, from all over the world. This was then
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
5,525 people

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
The state utility company of Dubai, the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), has officially opened a tender for a solar power plant 100 MW in size. The tender is for the second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The first phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park was opened in October 2013
1
Add a comment...

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
Originally published on Planetsave. Internet and solar giants Google and SunPower announced a useful break for power customers (and a small climate change deterrent) yesterday by entering a $250 million partnership in clean US home energy for the future. A new fund ($100 million from Google and $150 million from SunPower) will help finance residential rooftop
1
Add a comment...

Zachary Shahan

Shared publicly  - 
 
I've written about UK solar schools initiatives for years (see some links on bottom of page). Some have made quite notable progress. However, there are still a lot more British schools without solar power than with it. Now, Abundance Generation has launched a project that allows people to not only donate to solar panels for their local
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
5,525 people
Work
Occupation
Professional Blogger & Website Director
Employment
  • Important Media
    Site Director, Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Important Media
    Publishing Services Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • SPEED School of English
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
  • Change.org; LiveOAK Media; Fun Times Guide to Green Living; Green Living Ideas; Blue Living Ideas
    Green Blogger, 2010 - 2011
  • Alliance for Community Choice in Transportation
    Executive Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Center for Urban and Regional Studies (UNC)
    Urban Research Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • Whole Foods Market
    Produce Associate Team Leader, 2004 - 2005
  • San Mateo County Planning & Building Dept
    Planning Intern, 2006 - 2006
  • The Granary (health food store) & various service sector jobs
    Various, 1997 - 2004
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Wroclaw, Poland
Previously
Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota, Florida, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, North Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia, Groningen, the Netherlands, Sunnyvale, California, Ithaca, New York
Story
Tagline
life is a learning process
Introduction
Temporary flash of light, person, director of CleanTechnica.com and Planetsave.com.

Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, & Bikocity.

Love light, life, peace, soccer, solar energy, wind energy, electric cars & scooters, cool cities, funny stuff, green stuff, photography, spirituality. 

Learning a little bit every day (i hope).
Bragging rights
On a "top 20 fuel economy influencers" list with Obama & the heads of most major auto companies. Interviewed by CNBC & Harvard Business Review for my clean energy expertise. Director of the #1 cleantech website in the world.
Education
  • UNC—Chapel Hill
    Master's in City & Regional Planning, 2005 - 2007
  • New College of Florida
    B.A. in Sociology & Environmental Studies, 2000 - 2004
Basic Information
Looking for
Networking
Relationship
In a relationship
Other names
Zach, Santiago, 112, Bobo, Hobcio