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Solar entrepreneur Saul Griffith hopes Suburb Zero project can eliminate all fossil fuel emissions

 A painting of Saul Griffith mounted on a solar panel was a finalist in this year's Archibald Prize, a prestigious Australian portrait contest competition features paintings of prominent Australians. (Danny Kennedy)
A painting of Saul Griffith mounted on a solar panel was a finalist in this year's Archibald Prize, a prestigious Australian portrait contest competition features paintings of prominent Australians. (Danny Kennedy)

Saul Griffith is well known in his native Australia — and in the U.S. — as a renewable energy proponent. He now has plans for a pilot project to rewire a suburb to run entirely on electricity, with rooftop solar as a major element.

Jon Kalish reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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