Category Archives: Press and Articles

The Scotsman

The Scotsman Green energy scheme aims to bring beauty to renewables By Alison Campsie ART and science fuses in Glasgow to power a new generation of “beautiful renewables” A challenge to make “beautiful renewables” that combine high quality public art … Continue reading

IgniteChannel: Land Art Generator: Can Artists Create Renewable Energy?

Land Art Generator: Can Artists Create Renewable Energy? November 24, 2015 By Kimberly Lauren Bryant Take one part public, mix it with two parts renewable energy, and what do you get? A recipe for sustainable solutions that enhance local culture. … Continue reading

Forecast Public Art: Public Art Review

Land Art Generator Initiative Where public art and energy generation combine November 18, 2015 By Katie Jones Schmitt, the Benchmarking Outreach Coordinator for Center for Energy and Environment and the City of Minneapolis. On November 9th, the Land Art Generator … Continue reading

LAGI in the Weekly Buzz!

Context Sustainability’s Weekly buzz—what you need to know November 13, 2015 By Sophia Ingram “With so much news from so many sources, it can be difficult to keep tabs on what’s happening in the world of sustainability. To help, we’ve … Continue reading

The Guardian

Public art projects that double as renewable energy sources by Kristine Wong November 7, 2015 Two Pittsburgh artists are encouraging cities around the world to install public art structures designed to generate power while educating viewers about renewable energy What … Continue reading

Students Design Solar Artwork, Power Disadvantaged Neighborhood With Clean Energy

Students Design Solar Artwork, Power Disadvantaged Neighborhood With Clean Energy We Are Anonymous October 27th, 2015 By Vandita Because Western Pennsylvania has a very high mix of coal-fired power, which contributes to consistently poor air quality in the Pittsburgh region, … Continue reading

takepart: Kids Create Street Art That Generates Solar Power

Kids Create Street Art That Generates Solar Power A Pittsburgh project is designed to light up a disadvantaged neighborhood and show an alternative-energy future in a coal state. takepart October 23, 2015 By Kristine Wong Pennsylvania’s coal industry may be … Continue reading

Daily Mail: How many solar panels would it take to power the PLANET?

Daily Mail By Victoria Woollaston October 7, 2015 How many solar panels would it take to power the PLANET? Experts reveal we would need to cover an area the size of Spain to provide the world with enough energy. The … Continue reading

20 kids transform a rough Pittsburgh neighborhood with solar art & charging station

Inhabitat 20 kids transform a rough Pittsburgh neighborhood with solar art & charging station August 14, 2015 By Laura Mordas-Schenkein Where a rusted old marquee hovered over a community center’s run down lot in the neighborhood of Homewood, Pittsburgh, a … Continue reading

Homewood youth tap solar energy as ‘gateway’ to betterment

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Homewood youth tap solar energy as ‘gateway’ to betterment August 14, 2015 By Daniel Moore When Jordan Blackwell and DaVontae Garner hit the studio to polish their latest rap composition, the Homewood teenagers were faced with the challenge … Continue reading

City Paper Pittsburgh

Photo by Heather Mull for the City Paper Two articles, written by Charles Rosenblum, appear in the City Paper for the week of March 18, 2015. Local firm goes global promoting art and sustainability: The Land Art Generator Initiative promotes … Continue reading

Green Mountain Energy Sustainability Stories: Land Art Generator Initiative

Green Mountain Energy Sustainability Stories: Land Art Generator Initiative February 2015 By Nick Schenck We were thrilled when Green Mountain Energy recently reached out to us with a set of questions for their blog. The editor writes “We want to … Continue reading