Posts by:

100% campaign

Highland Park ONE100 fb share

The 100% campaign went to Highland Park, Michigan to celebrate five people – Cindy, Nandi, Pastor Rick, Paul, and Phillis – bringing solar-powered streetlights and a whole lot of light to an entire community. After one thousand streetlights were taken away from their city, residents were left in the dark. Now, instead of using energy from the electrical[…]

Read More

Highland Park residents smiling and laughing outside of church

Imagine getting up for work in the morning. It’s 5am, the sun has still yet to rise, and you have five minutes to make it to your bus stop. As you open the door to walk out the house, you suddenly are staring into pitch darkness. For residents of Highland Park, this was a reality.[…]

Read More

Smiling kids with ONE100 honoree, Aweso Salim, at the Grant Street Neighborhood Center in Buffalo, NY

With the help from our friends at PUSH Buffalo, the 100% campaign is shining a light on three everyday heroes who are at the forefront of our transition to 100% clean energy. Check out what happened when we visited Buffalo to surprise a youth mentor, business leader, and student advocate with billboards in their honor. Aweso   Being[…]

Read More

Atlanta, Georgia is 27th city to commit to 100% clean energy

Atlanta, Georgia is the newest U.S. city committed to making a transition to 100% clean, renewable energy, pushing the number of cities committed to or already running on 100% clean energy to twenty seven. Just days after community leaders joined Senators Jeff Merkley, Bernie Sanders and Ed Markey to introduce legislation that will completely phase out fossil[…]

Read More

Soulardarity ONE100 honoree Phillis of Highland Park, Michigan with her new solar-powered light

Their surprised faces were beaming like the glow from a light bulb. Then came the smiles, the hugs and the sincere thank-yous. Two Highland Park residents’ days — and subsequently their nights — were made brighter after they and three other residents received free solar-powered lights as part of actor Mark Ruffalo’s 100% campaign to[…]

Read More

Renovus Solar workers installing a solar panel in upstate New York; Credit: Stephen Yang / The Solutions Project

If someone told you that it was possible to fuel the world entirely with renewable energy, what would you say? That’s the question that the founders of The Solutions Project were confronted with in 2011, when they realized that the only thing standing in the way of 100 percent renewable energy across the globe was[…]

Read More

Audre Lorde standing in front of chalkboard; Text on board: "Women are powerful and dangerous." /IMAGE Wikimedia Commons

  I grew up inside of my mother’s small catering company which she ran from our home for the first many years of my life. After school, my sister and I would ditch our lunch boxes and run back into the kitchen where we’d bargain for long white rubber spatulas dripping with chocolate brownie batter[…]

Read More

Sean A. Watkins, The Solutions Project/100% campaign

Congratulations to our own Sean A. Watkins who was honored as one of the Grist 50 Fixers! Celebrated for his digital storytelling work with clean energy leaders, Sean continues to put solutions front and center online and offline. Sean joined the Solutions Project in 2016 and has helped build inspiration and momentum for others to push for[…]

Read More

Tyler Nickerson (left) and Rudi Navarra (right) of the Solutions Project

With a lineup spanning from California to Florida, the Solutions Project team strives to reflect the diversity of voices, perspectives, and experiences of the America we celebrate. Together, our stories are a small part of what makes 100% clean energy a reality for 100% of people. To highlight the human energy propelling clean energy, we[…]

Read More

Young Climate Leaders Network group photo

Most of us arrived as strangers; twenty-five souls from around the country sharing a space and a desire to address climate change. By the end, we became a community woven together with love, and support. Being part of the Young Climate Leaders Network this past year has reminded me deeply of the power and promise[…]

Read More

I’m ready to give my 100% to make a 100% clean energy future a reality.