I was lucky. I got that “once in a lifetime opportunity” to thank someone who made a meaningful impression on my life and my career. That person was Richard Perez, the founder of Home Power Magazine.
Over this weekend, I learned that Richard Perez passed away at his off-grid home in Agate Flats, OR.
I owe a lot of my humble beginnings in the solar industry to reading back issues (and current issues) of Home Power Magazine in the late 90s and early 2000s. Solar education was hard to come by in those days. The internet was in its beginnings and the solar industry as we know it today was not even a thought in anyone’s mind.