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Bill Nussey shares why the local energy approach will reshape the transition to clean renewable electricity and shares lessons learned from some of the new breed of clean tech entrepreneurs interviewed in the past year.

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California’s new hybrid microgrids, NASA’s new local energy, Holy Grail’s fund for carbon capture devices, lots of coverage of Ford’s new F150 lightning EV pickup truck, and much more…

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Loren and Bill take a drive through the unexpected twists and turns that EVs will face in reshaping our electric grid. With hundreds of billions being invested, the implications of electric vehicles goes so much further than cleaner transportation.

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Corn is the #1 crop grown on US farms. Most of it is used to make gasoline-additive ethanol. Solar is the much smarter option.

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Bill Nussey interviews Garrett Nilsen, Deputy Director of the Solar Industry Technologies Office in the US Department of Energy about the amazing scope and scale of DOE work across the energy landscape.

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Bill Nussey interviews Dr. Jemma Green, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Australian-based Power Ledger which is pioneering the technology and policy behind peer-to-peer electricity trading.

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* A cyberattack crippled the east coast’s gasoline supply
* The top-selling pickup in the U.S. goes electric
* Increased radioactive activity inside the ruins of Chernobyl
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Host Bill Nussey catches up with Steph Spears, CEO of community solar leader, Solstice, to learn how her team is working to bring clean energy to people who otherwise couldn’t afford it.

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* New data on wind’s role in the Texas energy crisis
* Updates on the Tesla Powerwall and their new solar roof
* New growth in the advanced energy sector
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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In this second of a two-part series, John Farrell, Director of Energy Democracy at the Institute for Local Self Reliance, walks us through how the power and influence of investor-owned utilities is trampling customers and how necessary changes in that relationship can benefit all parties.

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In this first of a special two part interview, John Farrell, Director of Energy Democracy with the Institute of Local Self-Reliance, describes the challenges and barriers we face in shifting to clean local energy and the programs his leading think tank believes will move us toward a more equitable energy future.

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