Name: Aur Beck
Occupation: Solar installer/trainer with Advanced Energy Solutions Group, Inc., dba AES Solar
Place of Residence: Southern Illinois surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest
Background and Personal History: Aur Has lived completely off-grid for over 35 years, first low-tech and then 18 years using off-grid solar. Over the course of 20 years, he has traveled with his family through 24 states and 14,000 recorded miles by horse-drawn wagon.
Current Projects: Aur is a presenter at The Climate Project, a fellow addict at Oil Addicts Anonymous and a talk show cohost at WDBX Community Radio for Southern Illinois 91.1 FM.Other Fun Facts: Aur loves cooking and food preservation and salsa dancing.