Movie star EDWARD NORTON has struck up a deal with power providers BRITISH
PETROLEUM to provide low-income Californian families with solar power for their
The HANNIBAL star is trying to persuade fellow stars to add BP solar
panels to their homes, and BP bosses have agreed to donate a solar power system
to a low-income family for every sale.
Norton reveals he was inspired to start up the idea after flying over
Speaking to America's INSTYLE magazine, he says, "I'm a pilot, and when I
fly over L.A., I see mile after mile of flat roofs baking in the sun. I
realised the potential was there for a radically different way of life.
"If you're overpaid, with a job you enjoy, how can you not give something
And Norton's new venture is making his dad proud - he's a leading
The actor reveals PIERCE BROSNAN has already bought a solar power system,
and now Norton is inspired to crusade for more celebrity help.
He adds, "I want to send letters to the DIXIE CHICKS and BILL O'REILLY
(right wing American TV political commentator) and say, 'Hey, let's go and find
common ground and do something that makes sense."