solar commons

Stephanie Bower, Architectural illustration.

Take an idea from the feudal land systems of centuries ago.

Add some modern-day best practices from a legal anthropologist.

Then use art to translate law and the technology of solar energy into "layman's terms."

More information about Solar Commons is here.

There's the potential for a fascinating confluence right here in Minnesota: energy efficiency, the development of solar power ... and a unique way to effect social change based on a model in use in rural India.