Clean and Just Solar Energy Initiative, Year 3

Year Three - Clean and Just Solar Energy Campaign

Grant Type: 

  • Leadership Program

Fellows: 

Award Date: 

January 2011

Amount: 

$20,000

Location: 

San Jose, CA

Dustin Mulvaney will continue his research into the safety and sustainability of the solar photovoltaic industry for a third year.  Dustin and Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) will build on the momentum of the past two years of Dustin's role as Research Scientist on the Clean and Just Solar Energy Campaign.  This third year of funding will allow Dustin to continue his research into the chemicals and processes used in the solar industry, prepare and release public outreach documents and information, continue policy research and analysis, and continue to serve as SVTC's media liaison.  Dustin will continue to support SVTC as it deepens its work with the solar industry, legislative representatives, government agencies, university researchers and the public to document solar industry practices and potential environmental and human health risks.

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