Amelia Amon

Amelia Amon is a solar designer with an aesthetic approach to integrating sustainable energy into the built environment. Her design company develops products and installations, including a solar awnings with architects, solar signage for wayfinding, dark-sky compliant solar LED lights for SolarOne Solutions, solar sculptural trackers for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), interpretive exhibits for science museums & environmental centers such as Liberty Science Center, the Sustainable Development Fund of PA, and the NY SunWorks Science Barge, system components for the NY State Energy Research & Development Authority, (NYSERDA), a fountain for the Smithsonian National Design Museum, solar freezer carts for Ben & Jerry’s, & alternative energy resources for rural women in India with the Institute for Policy Studies. Amelia is a member of the Collective for Community, Culture, & the Environment (CCCE), has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), co-founder of the NY Chapter of the O2 international network for environmentally concerned designers, the board of the NY Solar Industries Association (NYSEIA), and Chair of the NY Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). ​

Participant In:

Art and Science: The Two Cultures Converging

December 1-3, 2017

Past Event

Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then tries to some extent to substitute this cosmos of his for the world of experience, and thus to overcome it. This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the… read more »