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* The EPA announces a temporary loosening of regulations due to COVID-19
* Coal just had its worst year since the 70’s, while storage saw healthy growth
* Florida approves the biggest community solar program in the US
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Ashvin Dayal, the SVP Power Initiative of the Rockefeller Foundation, talks with host Bill Nussey about how clean energy mini-grids are lifting Africa and India out of energy poverty.

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Will your neighbor’s solar panels make your electric bill higher? We take a look at the research, data, and regulatory options behind the growing debate on the real cost impact of rooftop solar.

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Global supply chain expert, Andy Klump, CEO of Clean Energy Associates, shares his unique insights on how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting Chinese manufacturing and the entire global supply chain for renewable energy.

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* Tesla’s battery costs continue to drop
* Jim Cramer declares fossil fuels dead
* US energy production is expected to outpace demand
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Dr. Peter Fox Penner shares insights from his new book with host Bill Nussey. Listen in to learn about the big grid vs small grid, the future role of utilities, and a roadmap for policymakers in the power industry “After Carbon.”

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Bill traveled to Germany to meet with Dr. Markus Fischer, one of the world’s foremost experts on the costs and economics of solar power. Dr. Markus shares the four main reasons that costs will continue to decline for many years to come.

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Anya Schoolman, Dr. Jeff Chamberlain, Andy Klump, Roy Torbert and other experts share advice on how each of us can help accelerate the transition to a renewable energy future

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* US research teams aim for long-duration storage at $0.05/kWh
* Microgrids up and running despite earthquake and massive power outage in Puerto Rico
* New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar
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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby discuss innovation in the power industry, from its hurdles to its promising future.

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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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