To Catch the Sun – get your free book copy

A new publication by Lonny Grafman and Joshua Pierce offers inspiring stories of communities coming together to harness their own solar energy, and how you can do it too.

This is a book for people looking to build a better future together, that includes:

  • Real life accounts of building solar power in communities.
  • Straightforward descriptions of solar components and diagrams of systems, replete with real examples (many from the systems described in the stories).
  • Easy-to-follow math that allows readers to size small photovoltaic systems for all types of environments and uses.

Readers of To Catch the Sun learn how to design and build a solar photovoltaic system for:

  • A small home in a financially rich country
  • A few homes in a financially poor country
  • School rooms and community spaces
  • Laptop and cellphone chargers
  • A tiny home or van life
  • Glamping and backpacking equipment
  • Emergency supply, e.g., powering an oxygen machine during a power outage
  • Isolated loads like electric gates, pumps, greenhouse fans, backup generators, and telecommunications equipment

If you are interested, get a .