Solar technology has been around for quite some time, but only in recent years has the renewable energy source gained mainstream popularity. Some of today’s most sought-after celebrities have adopted solar energy as the new standard.
If you’re looking to see what the rich and famous have done with this new trend, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at a few celebrities who are totally on board with the solar power movement, and get a feel for how cool the setup can be.
Brad Pitt has made a very clear statement about his passion for renewable energy. He has built over 150 homes through the Make It Right foundation.
Residential solar power is the future, and Brad is already one step ahead of the curve. The homes are storm-resistant and equipped with solar energy panels. Brad’s own home is also entirely energy efficient.
Alicia Silverstone made her mark on Hollywood with the cult classic “Clueless” in the ’90s. Silverstone has made her real-life heavily centered around building a more environmentally friendly existence.
Her Los Angeles home sports a rooftop covered with solar panels, and the inside of her home is equipped with energy-efficient appliances throughout.
Tom Brady and his supermodel wife are both supporters of sustainable energy sources, and their extravagant LA home pays homage to their love of the environment.
The building itself is made from environmentally friendly materials. The whole family practices composting, and the home’s irrigation system is designed to work alongside the natural environment.
Pierce Brosnan is so well-known for his love for the environment that he actually has a spot in the Environmental Hall of Fame. It seems Mr. Bond considers more than getting the best of the bad guys and sweet-talking the ladies.
Julia Roberts’ beauty is more than skin deep, as she spreads love and light wherever she goes. The environment is one of Roberts’ most adamant passions, and her home is a perfect manifestation of her environmental awareness.
She claims her passion for the environment is a product of her children’s love of everything green. She recently had her Malibu home overhauled for renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Edward Norton has been publicly supporting renewable energies for more than a decade. The actor worked alongside gas giant BP to help create and organize the Solar Neighbors Program.
Norton not only refitted his home for solar energy, he invests in helping his surrounding communities go green to lower their energy bills. This actor knows that there is more to this world than our generation, and he works tirelessly to spread knowledge and access to renewable energy.