Forrest manages development, grant writing, and content creation at Solstice. Previously, over a yearlong Princeton in Asia Fellowship and a two-year world bicycle tour, he developed 360 By Bike, an independent journalism project aimed at understanding and documenting the global impacts of climate change and the energy transition. In his years on the road, he saw first-hand the inequality inherent in our current energy systems, and resolved to use his skills to help democratize ownership and control of the next generation of energy resources. He graduated from Whitman College in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB) and Spanish.

Community Solar Brings You Savings Without the Hidden Charges. Here’s How.

What if you could sign up for solar energy without paying any extra costs? With community solar, now you can—and it’s much easier than you’d think. Millions of Americans can’t afford the upfront costs of a rooftop solar array, and thousands of others have been disappointed by the pricing schemes of third-party energy providers (or ESCOs). After…

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New Yorkers have been hit hard by shady energy companies known as ESCOs. We spend a lot of our time on the phone with people from around the state, raising awareness about local community solar gardens–and based on that experience, we can tell you two things: 1. If you’ve been burned by an ESCO, you’re…