The Tea Party connected in values with the Solar Power industry. A position – being pro-Solar Power – sometimes pushed as a political argument, is instead shown to be supported by a whole lot more people than first considered. This group was able to push legislature in Georgia forcing the utilities to begin building solar.
By John Fitzgerald Weaver
John Fitzgerald Weaver is a solar developer; known digitally as the 'Commercial Solar Guy.' As a project developer and installer, he’s sold and managed 50+ solar projects, valued over $25 million, ranging in size from 5kW to 1500kW. He’s been involved in many aspects of the solar supply chain –- as a company founder, developer, project manager, manufacturer, permit runner, salesman, contractor and financier. In his free time he tries to get away and clear his mind by climbing mountains, or more regularly by enjoying an IPA or scotch, and really loves the strange connection between politics, energy, finance, and environment in the energy world.