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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, Dr. Greg Nemet discusses the factors driving solar’s continued decline in price.

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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby break down some common misconceptions about solar energy.

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A megawatt-hour is one of the most common measures of electricity. What is it, how does it relate to a megawatt, and how is it created?

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* Goldman Sachs bails on coal
* Breakthrough research on a clean energy grid
* The first peer to peer energy trading market in the US
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Nuclear and coal plants cost more to build. Transmission investments have grown 10x over the last decade. But somehow solar+battery manages to get cheaper every year.

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Thanks to technology, industries like transportation, food, and data processing are more affordable than ever before. But there is one technology-heavy industry where prices have been going up… electricity.

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Listen in as top experts share their views on the biggest local clean energy stories in 2019 and their biggest excitements about 2020.

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* Global use of coal-fired electricity set for largest decline in history.
* Solar on track to become top energy resource by 2035
* Electric cars are lowering the cost of driving.
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Host Bill Nussey talks with Sunnova CEO John Berger about his entrepreneurial journey, the origin story of Sunnova, and the future of residential solar+battery systems.

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As solar power continues its rapid growth, will its large land requirements crowd out land otherwise needed for agriculture, farms, and pastures?

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Ana Sophia Mifsud of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) takes host Bill Nussey on a tour a microgrid in a rural school in Puerto Rico. She explains what it means to live and work within the community there and how that approach helps drive lasting change.

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As more and more solar panels are installed, is there a risk that we will run out of the critical materials to building them (like silver, copper, and aluminum)?

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