Climate crisis


He couldn’t install solar at home, so he helps nonprofits do it instead

This solar champion shows community groups how to tap Inflation Reduction Act incentives so they can afford solar panels.

Alison F. Takemura  . 

Man in shorts and polo shirt standing in from of 5 rows of solar panels on top of a building roof.
John Smillie started helping nonprofits get solar panels after he found couldn’t install them on his own roof. (Photo courtesy of John Smillie)