About the Solar Thermal Magazine Team

About Us – The Solar Thermal Magazine Team

Solar Thermal Magazine is an online publication dedicated to the understanding and global adoption of clean energy and energy consumption best practices. With beginnings supporting the concentrated solar community, Solar Thermal Magazine now encompasses all clean energy that is derived from the power of the sun. This includes such technologies as wind, wave and alternative fuels.From major utility scale clean energy installations around the world to exciting development in electric vehicles to installing a solar thermal hot water heater in your home, our passionate team brings you the latest news, topical technological trends and worldwide market developments.

Unlike many online publications, our team consists of technology and business professionals, not marketing and IT experts. We have a passion for renewable energy and want to promote it to the world! Our backgrounds enable us to provide unique perspectives to the challenges facing the renewable energy industry and concentrated solar market in particular.

We will also keep you up to date on important happenings with climate change, the fossil fuel and nuclear energy industries as they have such an impact on the future development of the concentrated solar industry.

Solar Thermal Magazine.com is published by Energy Think Group LLC.

Meet the Team:

Tracey Smith – Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Tracey brings a diverse background in finance, accounting and management consulting to Solar Thermal Magazine. She has a degree in economics, a professional accounting designation and experience ranging from treasury management to small business and tax consulting.Her firm belief that sustainability is the key to the future of the planet along with her passion for nature and animals are what drove her to co-found Solar Thermal Magazine and its publisher Energy Think Group. She is excited to be a force for positive change in the world.


Gordon Smith – Co-Founder & Technology Writer

Gordon is the co-creator of Solar Thermal Magazine and is as a frequent technology contributor.He holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Alternative Energy Technology. He is an expert in the field of industrial energy efficiency and the implementation of renewable energy.

He has dedicated himself to renewable energy and energy efficiency and firmly believes that solar thermal technology is the key to breaking the worlds addiction to dirty energy.


Shelley Burke, Contributing Writer

Shelley brings a very successful consulting background to our team. She is a talented writer who has a passion for the environment and renewable energy. Shelley’s extensive management consulting background includes business planning and re-engineering, government program evaluations of environment related programs and industry research.Shelley is so dedicated to the green economy, she recently completed her MBA in Sustainable Management. Shelley is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys running, biking, hiking, and camping.

We also accept submissions from citizen journalists and industry analysts if they are topical and well written.


Our Goal :

To promote clean energy research and implementation around the world by educating ourselves , our readers and supporting the companies and institutions that will change our world.




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