* 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
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.Continue Reading
As solar power continues its rapid growth, will its large land requirements crowd out land otherwise needed for agriculture, farms, and pastures?Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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)?Continue Reading
Host Bill Nussey interviews Roy Torbert of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) about their work to bring together communities and help build resilient local energy for the rural schools in the mountains of Puerto Rico.Continue Reading
Successful startup CEO turned climate entrepreneur, Jason Jacobs interviews Bill Nussey on his podcast, My Climate Journey. Bill shares his own journey from the software business to clean energy author and entrepreneur.Continue Reading
Host Bill Nussey travels to Puerto Rico to talk with teachers, local leaders, and a team of energy experts to learn how solar microgrids are making schools in rural Puerto Rico more resilient.Continue Reading
Every month, we sift through hundreds of news items and research reports about clean, renewable energy and deliver the best ones directly to your inbox. California utility PG&E is shutting off the grid for millions of people in hopes of preventing another season of powerline-sparked wildfires. With extreme weather comes an increased risk of utility… Read MoreContinue Reading
Part of our Freeing Energy 101 series: a basic introduction to electricity. The article uses water as an analogy to explain voltage, current, resistance, AC, DC, power, and energy.Continue Reading
In the aftermath of Hurrican Maria, Puerto Rico was left in darkness for months. Many communities responded by building their own solar microgrid, taking responsibility for their own electric power now and into the future.Continue Reading
Host Sam Easterby talks with Jereme Kent, CEO of One Energy, the largest provider of distributed wind solutions – offering clean, local energy for commercial and industrial customers.Continue Reading