COVID, Climate Change, and the Equitable Energy Transition

COVID, Climate Change, and the Equitable Energy Transition

It’s no secret that we are in truly historic times. As the world battles against health and racial injustice, it also faces serious climate injustice.   This month alone, record-setting temperatures struck California's Death Valley and...

My Mission to Power the Globe with Renewable Energy

My Mission to Power the Globe with Renewable Energy

All my life I have dreamt of finding new, sustainable ways to meet our energy needs. Heliogen is the culmination of my life’s efforts: our goal is to replace and create fuel with pure, concentrated sunlight, allowing us to power the earth with the sun. I am so excited...

Concentrated Solar and its Role in Solving Climate Change

Concentrated Solar and its Role in Solving Climate Change

What is concentrated solar?  Concentrated solar describes a range of technologies that collect and concentrate sunlight in order to make use of its energy by converting it to heat. The idea of concentrated solar goes back at least to Archimedes, who may have...