Solar Love Staff −

Solar Love Staff

Several Solar Love staff members have been covering the solar energy industry for numerous years. With global recognition, they dig into solar news and add useful context and commentary that you can’t get anywhere else. Learn more about current Solar Love staff members below.

Founder & Site Director

Zach Shahan founded Solar Love in 2012. He also founded Solar Love and Bikocity at that time, and is the director/editor of CleanTechnica and Planetsave. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle expert, landing on a top 20 list with Tesla CO & Chairman Elon Musk, President Obama, Renault & Nissan CEO & Chairman Carlos Ghosn, and other automotive executives for his “fuel economy influence.” His EV sales reports and commentary have been referenced by the New York Times, Washington Post,Chicago Tribune, and plenty of other media outlets.

If you would like Zach to speak at an EV conference or event, connect with him via social media. You can connect on any popular social networking site you like. Links to all of his main social media profiles are on


Jake Richardson has been writing about solar energy for years on sites like CleanTechnica, Care2, and Planetsave. He enjoys the outdoors and is passionate about protecting life on this planet. You can connect with Jake on Google+ or on his website:

Mridul Chadha currently works as Head-News & Data at Climate Connect Limited, a market research and analytics firm in the renewable energy and carbon markets domain. He earned his Master’s in Technology degree from The Energy & Resources Institute in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering. Mridul has a keen interest in renewable energy sector in India and emerging carbon markets like China and Australia.

You can follow Mridul’s green tweets @mridul.

‘s background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to electric vehicles… to solar energy.

You can follow James and his prolific work on Google+.

Adam Johnston is in the process of becoming a freelance social media coordinator for small businesses. He is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg, with a three-year Bachelor of Arts degree in both Economics and Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications. Adam is a ‘bright green’ environmentalist who believes in the power of economic and business opportunity in cleantech to bring more people to environmental issues.

Adam recently worked as a commodities and grains reporter for a newswire service. Stories that he covered included currency, weather, and biofuels. Adam is also working on a book pertaining to sustainable development. Beyond cleantech, you can also find his writings about soccer and other technology topics, including video games, on and various other sites. You can follow Adam on Twitter @adamjohnstonwpg.

Nicholas Brown has a keen interest in physics-intensive topics such as electricity generation, refrigeration and air conditioning technology, energy storage, geography, and much more.

Nicholas is especially knowledgable about cars, electric vehicle batteries, and solar technology. He also writes on his own website,

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