L. Michelle Moore | An Island Press author

L. Michelle Moore

Michelle Moore is CEO of Groundswell, a nonprofit that builds community power by connecting solar and energy efficiency with economic development, affordability, and quality of life. A social entrepreneur and former White House official with roots in rural Georgia, Michelle is a relentless agent for change. Her accomplishments range from developing programs as President Obama’s Federal Chief Sustainability Officer that deployed 3.2 Gigawatts of renewable energy for the US military; to developing LEED into a globally recognized brand as Senior Vice President of USGBC. Michelle’s work is rooted in her faith, and the commandment to “love your neighbor as yourself.”

Rural Renaissance by L. Michelle Moore | An Island Press book

Rural Renaissance

Revitalizing America’s Hometowns through Clean Power

For decades, we’ve heard that local, renewable power is on the horizon, and cheaper technologies will one day revolutionize our energy system. Michelle Moore has spent her career proving this opportunity is already here—and any community, no...