Congratulations to Solar Mosaic and Navajo Nation artist Shonto Begay for taking a step into a clean energy future that does not involve the destruction of wildlands. Solar Mosaic successfully "crowd-funded" enough money to install solar panels on the home of Shonto Begay, who lives near the Peadbody Coal Mine in Arizona. Shonto's new solar panels will represent democratic energy -- clean and local -- generated at the point of use. No need for massive new power plants on desert habitat, or expensive transmission lines across beautiful wildlands. The Peabody Coal Mine -- like any other large corporate power plant that disrespects nature -- is a destructive relic of an old energy model.
You can read more about Solar Mosaic's success here, and check out Shonto's art here.