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Zachary Shahan
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Attended UNC—Chapel Hill
Lives in Wroclaw, Poland
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Some Interesting Facts About Animals And Their Dropping!
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Can't believe Jon Stewart is siding with the 1%.

They installed Trump thinking it'd be a fun joke to play on us. They never thought we'd find him less despicable a choice than Clinton.

#thankyouAssange   #podestaemails   #thankyouNYPD   #FBIdoyourjob  
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Going solar is easy for residents and companies in Connecticut. It may be small, but CT is one of the fastest growing solar markets in the US
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Hey +Zachary Shahan-- I've been trying to post a post with an image called "solar surge" in your "Solar Energy" community... but it is not posting... and it is definitely not SPAM. I tried posting it under this Google+ account called "Self Sustainable Life". Is their any way you can let me know why it is not posting and what I can do? Many Thanks in advance. :)
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Proving, once again, that there are stupid smart people.
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No, not just yet, winter is coming on. That's not a good time to move.
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life is a learning process
Temporary flash of light, person, director of and

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).
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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.
  • UNC—Chapel Hill
    Master's in City & Regional Planning, 2005 - 2007
  • New College of Florida
    B.A. in Sociology & Environmental Studies, 2000 - 2004
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Professional Blogger & Website Director
  • Important Media
    Site Director, Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Important Media
    Publishing Services Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • SPEED School of English
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
  •; 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
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Wroclaw, Poland
Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota, Florida, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, North Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia, Groningen, the Netherlands, Sunnyvale, California, Ithaca, New York
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The Psychology of Eating Meat, or, Why You Don't Serve Golden Retriever ...

What we eat has as much, or more, to do with our cultural conditioning than it does with what we think our bodies want or need. And consider

Solar Prices At All-Time Low: Average Price of Solar In U.S. Falls To 5¢...

Solar energy prices are at an all-time low, with the average price of solar energy in the United States having dropped down to 5¢/kWh, repre

Platform Aims to Reduce the Cost of Solar in Georgia with Crowdsourcing ...

By bringing together three solar programs in one online platform, Solar CrowdSource is looking to reduce the cost of solar in Georgia, while

Prudential Adds Green Wall To New Jersey Headquarters - Green Building E...

A green wall at the entrance to the new Prudential Tower in Newark, New Jersey speaks to the many sustainable architecture ideas in the buil

EU Sends €€€ To Netherlands For EV Charging - Gas 2

July 31st, 2015 by Zachary Shahan As if Dutch leadership with EV incentives, EV charging, and EV sales wasn’t enough, the Netherlands just g

Walkonomics: New App Helps You 'Enjoy the Ride' - Gas 2

Walkonomics app finds most beautiful route based on user feedback and open data.

SkyPower To Gift Two Million Home Solar Kits To Kenya −

Following their landmark agreement with the nation of Kenya, SkyPower has announced it will be donating two million home solar kits. North A

Is Tesla's Secret Demand "Weapon" This Referral Program? - Gas 2

July 30th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan Months ago, Elon Musk reiterated that Tesla was still production limited, not demand limited. However, he

Official Figures Show China Solar Only Reached 7.7 GW In First Half Of 2...

Official figures from China's National Energy Administration have shown that the country only installed 7.7 GW of new solar in the first hal

2016 Chevy Volt Pics Surface - Gas 2

July 29th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan GM-Volt forum member “cab” dropped a bunch of pictures of the 2016 Chevy Volt yesterday. These pictures fr

Creepy Pictures of Kids Watching TV - EdenKeeper

No, these creepy pictures aren't advertising the next zombie flick; they're of ordinary kids watching ordinary TV shows.

California Grid Operator Approves Solar Power Bundling

Solar power bundling has been approved by the California ISO, meaning that electricity from individual rooftop systems could be sold in the

8 Cities Left In Competition For £20 Million... For Electric Taxis - Gas 2

July 28th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan Apparently, there’s a throw-down in the UK between Birmingham, Cambridge, Coventry, Dundee, Nottingham, Ox

Luxury Front Seats For The Tesla Model S - Gas 2

July 28th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan A dude from Kazakhstan, “malikmrz” on the Tesla Motors Club forum, has designed a seat upgrade for a Tesla

SkyPower Announces 1 GW, $2.2 Billion Solar Deal With Kenya −

Last Friday, North America's SkyPower announced that they would be signing a solar deal with Kenya for a 1 GW, $2.2 billion development proj

$1.6 Million For Low-Income EV Carsharing In Los Angeles

Low-income communities in Los Angeles will likely soon have access to a pilot program for electric vehicle carsharing thanks to the provisio

Nissan & Endesa Agree To Develop V2G System - Gas 2

Nissan and Spanish energy company Endesa agree to develop Vehicle to Grid (V2G) system to improve grid stability and support EV vehicles and

EV Owner & Lessee Survey (If You Drive Electric, Complete This!) - G...

July 25th, 2015 by Zachary Shahan I’ve been long planning to do an EV owner and lessee survey like this, so I am super eager to see the resu

Clean Energy Art (Renewable Cities PechaKucha Video)

Continuing my series on the Renewable Cities opening PechaKucha presentations (see mine, Bárbara Rubim's, Mark Jacobson's, Merran Smith's, a