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.

Solar Power Ubiquity Through Training and Installing: GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives is a national 501(c)(3) certified non-profit organization that facilitates solar power implementation and energy efficiency projects between community partners, volunteers and job trainees. Since it’s beginning in 2001, GRID Alternatives has installed over 24 megawatts of clean power, provided almost $200 million in lifetime electricity cost savings, and trained 27,000 people in solar installation. Learn more […]

Volta: A Start-Up Company Powering West Africa

As the solar and clean energy industry grows, it’s no surprise that the target market for renewable energy technologies is now expanding to include developing communities and countries.
In fact, a host of new start-ups and innovative business models are emerging to fill this niche. One such start-up is Volta, a company currently working in Ghana […]

Rethinking the Global Economy with Sustainable Solutions

In 2002, sustainable business guru and Time Magazine’s “Hero of the Planet” Hunter Lovins founded Natural Capitalism Solutions, an organization that helps communities, companies, and countries implement genuine sustainability solutions to change the way business is done worldwide. NCS is a group attempting to “rethink the global economy” and make an Integrated Bottom Line, which blends financial, […]

zHome: Setting a National Net Zero Energy and Green Building Precedent

Almost ten years ago, Built Green, an environmentally-friendly residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, began a project to develop the first net energy townhome complex in the United States. The project was created to revolutionize green housing and prove that green building could be done affordably. To date, […]

What’s Going On With Global Renewable Energy Investment?

From a macro perspective, renewable energy technologies seem to be a relatively safe bet for investors…
2015 hit a world record for global renewables investment despite challenging conditions, solar and wind have been deemed “unstoppable,”1  jobs in this sector seem to be skyrocketing, and for the first time ever the majority of new global generating capacity […]