fbpx

The plummeting costs of batteries and solar power will unlock the electric monopolies and create a clean energy renaissance.

“Local Energy” provides individuals, communities, and businesses with a new choice. They can save money, create local jobs, and generate their own clean power.

EXPLORE THE BLOG

Categories

MicrogridsClean Energy PricesPolicy and PoliticsLocal EnergyInvesting in EnergyGrid VulnerabilityFreeing Energy 101Business ModelsAfrica Energy AccessMost Viewed
Explore the Blog
View Categories

Get our monthly research

Freeing Energy Blog

Latest Updates

Host Bill Nussey talks to Greg Robinson, the CEO and co-founder of Drift. Greg’s company has built the first real-time green energy-trading platform, and it’s the only digital tool that can fuel the electrical grid with 100% renewable energy, 100% of the time.

Continue Reading

The price of solar cells has dropped 300-fold over the last four decades. What is driving this incredible decline and what does it predict for the years to come? Can solar really become the least expensive source of electricity in the long run?

Continue Reading

February headlines: the Green New Deal, corrupt coal lobbies, the biggest solar battery ever built, and the culprit behind California’s devastating Camp Fire wildfire, and much more!

Continue Reading

Bill Nussey talks with Amar Inamdar of Kenya-based KawiSafi Ventures about using a venture capital investment model to bring affordable, clean energy solutions to the 600 million Africans without any electricity.

Continue Reading

The shift from fossil fuels to clean energy may prove to be the largest and most disruptive energy transition in history. Solar and batteries will unlock the century-old electric monopolies, unleashing a new era of innovation, entrepreneurship and customer choice.

Continue Reading

Host Bill Nussey talks with Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, about their inspiring success at helping close almost half the coal plants in the US over the last decade

Continue Reading

Washington, DC has rediscovered the climate. Democratic rising star, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is championing the New Green Deal. We take a look inside this climate manifesto to see what’s really there and whether it can be a blueprint for a clean energy future.

Continue Reading

Clean energy headlines from January:
* Corporate clean energy purchases in 2018 shattered all previous records. 
* Tesla Model 3 outsold every other luxury vehicle in 2018.
* Germany gets more energy from renewables than coal in 2018. 
* US Government predicts clean energy will dominate grid buildouts in 2019. 

Continue Reading

Freeing Energy host Bill Nussey talks with Guzman Energy’s Chris Riley about growing up in a coal mining town and how it shaped his thinking as he took on a giant utility.

Continue Reading

After the 2011 collapse of cleantech investing, the industry is starting to show signs of life once again. Investors are slowly dusting off their checkbooks. This article has four core questions and five parts of the value chain that investors should consider as they fund new cleantech companies.

Continue Reading

How did David stand up to Goliath? In this modern-day take, hear the story about how two local energy champions in Taos, New Mexico, took on a giant utility.

Continue Reading

Cleantech is one of the biggest and most exciting technology industries today. But, despite the buzz, it remains complex and opaque. This article breaks it down into bite-sized chunks and explains how the terms and segments fit together.

Continue Reading
See All Recent Posts