Tali Haller

About Tali Haller

Dedicated to tackling the climate change challenge, Talia Haller strives to make an impact by perpetuating the renewable energy revolution and promoting sustainable development. In 2014, she enrolled at the University of Washington to pursue a double major in Business Administration and International Studies with a focus on energy & the environment. Talia assists with the Sustainable Women Series and works with industry experts to generate articles for the HeatSpring blog.

Meet Solar Research Pro Paula Mints

What do Australia, Indian Lands, and women’s shelters have in common…? While it may sound like the start of a bad joke, there’s actually a great – and lucrative – answer: solar power potential and solar market opportunities abound in all three!
The solar market potential is large, and growing. With almost 30 GW of total […]

Driving Down Solar Costs: A 70% Reduction in 5 Years

Launched by the Department of Energy in February 2011, the SunShot Initiative was designed to make solar energy cost-competitive by 2020. In 2010, the cost of one solar watt was $3.80. The SunShot project was attempting to reduce solar costs to $1 per watt or $0.06 per kilowatt-hour, an almost 75% decrease in the 2010 cost. Many perceived […]

62 Million People (& Counting!) Living in Places with 100% Renewable Energy Targets

The idea of communities, cities, states, or countries being powered by 100% renewable energy used to be perceived as fantasy. Enter the Go 100% Renewable Energy Project, which aims to perpetuate the clean energy movement by creating a revolutionary online platform that showcases real-time 100% renewable energy progress. So far, the project has mapped 8 countries, […]

Sustainable Brewing: A Small, Solar-Powered Company in the Business of Beer

Throwback Brewery: where great beer, solar and sustainable business practices collide. In 2010, co-Founders Annette Lee and Nicole Carrier opened their brewery in North Hampton, New Hampshire with the vision to create 100% locally-sourced beers, as well as to promote other aspects of sustainable business.
Almost six years later, they’ve created a thriving brewing community, a successful sustainable business, […]

Meet Sustainable Scholar Andy Skumanich: Global Microgrid Expert & Solar Start-up Whiz

A successful Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Dr. Andy Skumanich is currently CEO and Founder of SolarVision Consulting, a boutique technology business development company whose technologists work on renewables and DG energy production projects. He also co-founded Advenira Enterprises, a start-up that develops advanced coat ins and performance thin films. In the past, he’s provided executive […]