“Bike The Sun” – Back and Better than Ever!

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!

Solar Para Niños on WISC-TV

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

Project accepted by Engineers Without Borders

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

Welcome to our Solar Para Niños initiative

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