Today we chat with Etienne Lecompte, CEO of PowerHub and we learn the 3 practical ways you can reduce your carbon footprint. I also inquire about the recent #carbonoffsetchallenge Etienne issued to me on Twitter.

You’ll learn 3 helpful ways you can reduce your carbon footprint, and hear how Etienne Lecompte, CEO of Powerhub, has challenged me and the SunCast Tribe to take the #carbonoffsetchallenge!

…and now to you, SolarWarrior!

Will you accept? Who will you challenge?

Find us on Twitter @nicomeo & @theATN, tag us, tag the folks you challenge, and be sure to use the hashtag #carbonoffsetchallenge. And as a bonus, upload a pic of how YOU are offsetting your carbon footprint. As a bonus, I’m offering a primo prize to the person who can demonstrate the MOST carbon footprint offset between now and September 15th. You will be featured for 10 minutes on-air at the SPI Podcast Lounge! We’ll have Etienne swing by, and we’ll do a followup on the importance of taking personal responsibility for your carbon footprint, featuring YOU, the grand prize winner.

For those who don’t win but still want to feel like a winner, then you should download the amazing free resource being offered to SunCast listeners by Aurora Solar - it’s their highly researched guide to writing the perfect solar proposal, and you can get your copy by going to


Check out the #carbonoffsetchallenge hashtag on Twitter

Connect with Etienne on LinkedIn

Keep up to date with Etienne on Twitter

Check out the Powerhub website

About the Host of SunCast:

Nico Johnson is the creator and host of SunCast, a regular conversation with Solar Industry professionals who are leading in emerging solar markets. The content of the show is geared towards listeners looking for insights on where the markets are headed, how to position themselves or their companies, and what today's market leaders do to stay ahead of the pack.

Nico is a 10-year veteran of the solar industry, having led development in the US and Latin America for global companies like Trina Solar and Conergy.  He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala and is considered one of the market's leading experts on solar PV expansion in the region.

Nico can be reached on Linked In