Tom Price leads international project and partnership development for All Power Labs, a pioneer in carbon negative energy design. His work with APL has led to project development and construction all over the world, and to representing APL through speaking events such as COP 21 in Paris. In his previous position with a utility scale solar developer, Price developed the 1st operational 1MW+ net metered 3rd party owned solar project in Nevada, and successfully lobbied to pass a law there to except solar projects from property taxes. In California, he built a coalition of 150 public/private/government organizations and led the three-year effort to craft and pass SB 43, the groundbreaking 600MW community renewables legislation. He served as the Environmental Manager for Burning Man in 2007, and has worked with and for the event in a variety of capacities for 20 years, including serving as their DC lobbyist. Following that effort, he founded and ran the non-profit Black Rock Solar, which to date has given away more than 6MW of solar over 50 projects to underserved communities. He also helped pass legislation legalizing 3rd party ownership in Nevada. In 2008, his work with Black Rock Solar earned him recognition as one of PEOPLE Magazines "Environmental Heroes of the Year." He spent seven years as a freelance journalist, covering issues as diverse as travel, gear, environment, and human rights. He was the first US journalist to report on climate change from Tuvalu, and was later banned from Botswana for reporting on the conflict between Bushmen tribe and diamond industry. Early in his career he worked in Washington, DC for almost a decade for various environmental and public lands conservation groups. From 1999-2002, in his hometown of Salt Lake City, he served as chair of the Environmental Advisory Committee to the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. He now lives in Berkeley, California.