Mark Davis, an entrepreneur in the real estate business, got interested in green technology during the 2008 presidential run. After taking training and certification classes in solar power, Davis partnered with a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that prepares teens and young adults for work in the trades, such as carpentry and plumbing.

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