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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.

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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.

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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 More

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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 build them (like silver, copper, and aluminum)?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Host Bill Nussey talks with Peter Heintzelman, CEO of the electric utility, Cobb EMC, one of the largest and most forward-thinking electric membership cooperatives in the US. Peter and Bill discuss the rise of distributed generation and electric vehicles.

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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept 20, 2017 and resulted in the worst blackout in American History. The lessons from this tragedy can teach us just how vital electricity has become for our modern society.

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The biggest news and research on clean, local energy in September 2019: electric vehicles and the grid, tough news for nuclear, recording-breaking wind and solar+battery deals, and much more.

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The Freeing Energy host Bill Nussey talks with Emily Morris of Emrgy about how distributed hydro power can provide clean, local, affordable energy 24/7/365.

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Electric vehicles will unleash a new set of competitive forces that will reshape the century-old electric monopoly business model

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