Speeding the Energy Transition

Season 1

Sept. 27, 2022

Yoann Hispa, CEO of LandGate | Building a Marketplace for Solar Devel…

Historically, it has been challenging for solar and wind developers to find an appropriate parcel of land, conduct an accurate va…

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Sept. 20, 2022

John Belizaire, CEO of Soluna Computing | Monetizing Excess Renewable…

When a grid gets congested, the excess energy generated at renewable plants is wasted. But what if there was something we could d…

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Sept. 13, 2022

Michael Eyman, Managing Director at Origis Services | O&M and Asset M…

With the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act , the solar industry is projected to grow by leaps and bounds in the next several…

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Sept. 6, 2022

Michael Marsch, Chief Development Officer at BlueWave Solar | Agrivol…

In the early days of solar development, we built solar farms and then locked the gate and walked away, completely missing the opp…

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Aug. 30, 2022

Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt, President of GismoPower | Mobile Solar Carpo…

Even if they want to go solar, most middle-income Americans can’t afford it. Or maybe they rent or move frequently and can’t take…

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Aug. 23, 2022

Jay Caspary, VP of Grid Strategies | Building a Reliable, Clean Grid …

The entire infrastructure of our economy depends on a reliable grid. And the work we are doing to decarbonize will only increase …

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Aug. 16, 2022

Michael Burz, CEO of Enzinc | The Benefits of Zinc for Battery Storag…

Lead-acid batteries are heavy and highly toxic. Lithium-ion is lighter but tends to catch fire and requires a thermal management …

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Aug. 9, 2022

Nobel Chang, Cofounder and Managing Partner of Palladium Energy | A D…

Solar is an unpredictable industry. Government incentives drive an uptick in the market for a few years. And then high-profile ba…

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Aug. 2, 2022

Sharat Singh, CEO of Quadrical AI | Advanced Data Analytics for Solar…

Solar asset managers are dealing with a number of variables, among them soiling, shading, weather conditions and the degradation …

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July 26, 2022

McKenna Dunbar, Building Electrification Lead at Sierra Club|Promotin…

The communities that contribute the least to climate change are impacted by it the most. And that’s a disheartening thing for Gen…

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July 12, 2022

Etienne Lecompte, CEO of PowerHub | Asset Management Software for Ren…

It’s awe-inspiring to consider that renewable energy transforms weather into electrons and then into dollars. And yet, many asset…

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July 5, 2022

Alfonso Barrenechea of Solar Plaza | Asset Management Texas Ep.93

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June 28, 2022

Bill Shevlin, CEO of Mavericks Microgrids | The ROI of a Microgrid Ep…

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June 21, 2022

John King of Hyperlight on Next-Generation CSP Technology Ep.91

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June 14, 2022

What Rising Energy Prices Mean for Renewables with Michael Decaluwe o…

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June 7, 2022

Saad Dara and Francisco Velasco of Mangrove Lithium | Streamlining Li…

Production of high-quality lithium presents a complex problem. Sourcing lithium is difficult and making high-purity lithium is c…

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May 31, 2022

Dave Roberts | Is Climate Change an Existential Threat? Ep.88

One barrel of oil equals the manual labor energy of one human for five years. This fact explains why humans are strapped to foss…

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May 24, 2022

Mark Settles and Jim Spano of Sol-REIT | Improving Economics for Sola…

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May 17, 2022

Tyler Duvelius, Jon Carson, Robin Pressman and Mike Casey | Easing Pr…

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May 10, 2022

Sean White, Master Solar PV Trainer | Training Solar Professionals fo…

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May 3, 2022

Scott Nguyen, CEO of Bodhi | Faster Solar Adoption via Improved Custo…

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April 26, 2022

Jigar Shah | Scaling the Gigaton Decarbonization Economy Ep.83

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April 19, 2022

Mastermind Roundtable with Cliff Ravenscraft & Deacon Bradley Ep.82

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April 12, 2022

Barklie Estes, President of Nova Solar| A Culture of Quality in Resid…

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April 5, 2022

Bruce Stewart, CEO of Perch Energy | Bringing Community Solar to the …

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March 29, 2022

Veronika Wright, EV Battery Expert | The Drive to Electric Ep.79

Transportation is responsible for 30% of our global carbon footprint. And it's 2/3 more efficient to drive electric vehicles than…

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March 29, 2022

Jack's Solar Garden w/ Byron Kominek | Clean Power Hour LIVE March 24…

Jack’s Solar Garden is the largest agrivoltaics research site for vegetable production thus far in the United States! Alongside …

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March 22, 2022

Mark Liffmann, CEO of Omnidian | Solar Asset Management with a Perfor…

Mark Liffman is the Cofounder and CEO of Omnidian, the leading provider of performance assurance for distributed energy assets in…

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March 15, 2022

Marc Palmer, CEO of New Resource Solutions | Financing Solar in the C…

Schools, municipalities, nonprofits and small for-profit companies that want to go solar typically don’t have the resources to do…

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March 8, 2022

Thomas Folker, CEO of Leap Energy | The One-Stop Shop for Grid Servic…

Thomas Folker describes Leap as the Stripe for energy. The same way that Stripe provides the infrastructure for online payment pr…

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March 1, 2022

Matt Campbell of Terabase Energy on Building the Platform for Terawat…

Less than 1% of the solar that’s going to be built has been built. And in the wake of climate change, it’s imperative that we bui…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Aaron Berndt of Google Nest on Speeding Adoption of Smart Thermostats…

Smart thermostats help us achieve a more flexible and resilient grid. And yet, only 10% to 20% of US households use a Nest or sim…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Clean Power Hour LIVE | US Military Going Carbon Neutral | Feb. 10, 2…

US military starts 24-7 clean electricity procurement First real big Flow battery utility discussion Import tariffs extended…cmon…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Clean Power Hour LIVE | Electrification of Everything is Truly Disrup…

The Energy Transition is Going to Require a Staggering Growth in Electrification and Enabling Technologies https://www.powermag.c…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Live from Starbase: Clean Energy News with Weaver & Montague Ep.72

Tesla’s Q4 numbers are among the top stories in clean energy this week, so it’s only appropriate that this recording coincide wit…

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Feb. 1, 2022

Martin Pochtaruk of Heliene Solar on Speeding the Energy Transition E…

Why would a solar panel manufacturing company put time and energy into innovating for niche markets? What are the benefits of dev…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Energy Transition News Ep.70

While the energy transition has begun, we still have a long way to go. In fact, our CO2 footprint here in the US increased by 6% …

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Jan. 18, 2022

James Geshwiler on Solar for Non-Owner Occupied Facilities | Solar as…

There is a huge opportunity in rooftop solar that isn't currently being developed - non-owner occupied facilities which represent…

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Jan. 12, 2022

Matt Lensink & Lisa Katz on Cleaning Up Thermal Power Ep.68

We don't spend a lot of time talking about thermal energy on the Clean Power Hour, but it’s a thing! And a lot of industrial and …

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Jan. 4, 2022

Land Stewardship in the Solar Industry | Rhett Kerby, KerTec | #67

#67 Successful vegetation restoration and natural landscaping of solar farms is a vital part of the solar industry. Solar farms m…

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Sept. 16, 2021

WRO on Solar Silicon | Restrictions on Chinese Tech | Clean Power Ho…

Confused about the WRO, Withhold and Release Order on solar silicon products made by Hoshine in Xinjiang Province in China? We ha…

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Aug. 27, 2021

US Moves to Reduce Emissions by 45% | Corporates Going Solar | Roboti…

Clean Power Hour E57 Aug 27, 2021 with Tim Montague and John Weaver Corporates are going hard after renewable energy but hourly e…

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Aug. 20, 2021

A Terawatt by 2035 | Clean Power Hour E56

Biden releases White House plan including 40% of electricity coming from solar power by 2035 - that’s a TW of capacity https://ww…

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Aug. 13, 2021

CubicPV - Direct Wafer, Tandem, Perovskite Solar Technology | Frank v…

Frank van Mierlo, CEO of CubicPV is our guest today on the Clean Power Hour (E55). CubicPV is the new company formed by the merge…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Clean Power Hour Ep.54 | Solar vs. Nukes - who wins? | Resi Flow Batt…

Residential flow battery ♫♪♪coming to America♫♪♪ SuperHeavy getting put together, beautiful! Growing potatoes and broccoli indoor…

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July 31, 2021

Tesla VPP | Solar Powered Beer | US Storage Market Growth | Clean Pow…

Tesla VPP; Solar beer; Renewables #2 in the USA; US Energy storage volume; Tesla sells out stationary storage thru 2023; World’s …

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July 26, 2021

Biggest floating solar! | Aussie microgrid is for real | Clean Power …

The Pixies are coming and they feed on microgrids The US adopts solar app nationwide What is an ultra mega renewable energy proje…

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July 12, 2021

Chinese Solar Ban | 100% Renewable Grid | Tesla GigaTexas | Clean Pow…

US Bans Forced Labor related solar panels coming from China Large-Scale Simulations Show U.S. Can Get Close to 100% Renewable Gen…

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July 12, 2021

Rooftop Solar Has Powerful Enemies | Clean Power Hour Ep.50 (Annivers…

Today on the Clean Power Hour Episode 50! Celebrating a year of CPH with John Weaver: Rooftop solar being blocked by powerful lob…

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