Jim’s #BiketheSun journey launch date has moved from early June to Saturday, July 28. Jim received an electric bike prototype from an American bike company to use for his bike trip and in order to adjust to riding the e-bike, he postponed the trip to July. Electric bikes are bikes with electric motors that make … More #BiketheSun start date changed to July 28
I’m very excited to announce the initial details of #BikeTheSun 2018. Training has started for a 1600+ km bike route around the upper midwest to visit 40 utility-scale solar sites. More importantly, we plan to raise an additional $20,000 for the UW-Madison Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to help with the design and install of … More “Bike The Sun” – Back and Better than Ever!
Professor Tinjum representing Solar Para Niños was featured in WISC-TV Channel 3000’s newscast Sunday night. Jim was joined by Ian Berg, a master’s student in the Sustainable Systems Engineering distance degree program; Angel Perez, a doctoral student working on the project; and Allie Stephens, a project manager for Engineers Without Borders. Click here to watch … More Solar Para Niños on WISC-TV
The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, has published an article based off of my interview yesterday! The Times did a great job of talking about Puerto Rican relief efforts, and mentioned my solar panel installation project, among other things. Check it out here!
I’m excited to say that the National Chapter of Engineers Without Borders has approved the Solar Para Niños project! With the help of the UW-Madison Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and my graduate students in the Sustainable Systems Engineering online master’s degree program, I’m hoping we can get things rolling quickly. Today, I’m also talking … More Project accepted by Engineers Without Borders
Energy professionals, friends, colleagues, students, and lovers of renewable energy: I am excited to launch this Solar Para Niños website to initiate a discussion on solar energy in Wisconsin, our nation and beyond. Students in the UW-Madison Sustainable Systems Engineering graduate degree program and the UW-Madison chapter of Engineers Without Borders and I will be contributing … More Welcome to our Solar Para Niños initiative