David Hochschild
is Executive Director of PVNOW, a coalition of leading photovoltaic companies focused
on expanding the US market for solar electricity.
He got involved
with solar energy when he was a Special Assistant to the Mayor of San Francisco in 2001 and worked to put together San Francisco’s
$100 Million solar bond initiative to pay for large scale solar roofs
on public buildings. He went on to co-found the Vote Solar Initiative,
a public interest organization working to bring solar energy into the
mainstream, where he has worked to pass California’s new
$3.2 billion solar initiative
, the largest solar program in the nation. LISTEN (7:50 min)