Jeff shares where community solar is growing across the US, where it is being held back, and the efforts the CCSA is making to change thinking and policy around this fast-growing form of local energy.
Growing up in India, I experienced the shortage of electricity very personally. We did not have access to uninterrupted, good quality power. The thing that always bothered me was a thermal power plant I could see from my house. It was burning coal to produce electricity for the City of Delhi.”
“I close my eyes and I can almost see – I can see the world in 2030 being fundamentally a different place. Cars, as we know them, will cease to exist. They’ll be computerized power plants on wheels. It will change everything, and it’s going to be extremely fast.”
“What gets me most excited is that we’re finally going to deliver a product that anyone in the United States can use, and the world. We’re breaking down these old myths that this can’t be done, when here in north central New Mexico, we’re doing it.”
The clean energy headlines from May 2022 including EV models that are cheaper than their gas-fueled equivalent, the European Commission’s rooftop solar mandate, and more.
Palazzi explains the role of AI in the clean energy transition, and how Myst AI is improving the reliability of DERs and creating exciting new business opportunities.
Podcast 085: Arshad Mansoor: What is the grid’s biggest R&D team planning for the future and how does local energy fit?
Mansoor shares his vision for a clean energy future and the critical role of local energy in the emerging shared energy economy.
Podcast 084: Jigar Shah: The US Department of Energy is breaking down barriers to Local Energy and the story goes way beyond science and technology.
How the DOE is going beyond science and engineering to help companies understand the emerging business models, financial viability, and long-term value of clean energy.
A quick look at the table of contents and sections within the Freeing Energy book.
Bill Nussey keynotes the 2022 NC Energy Conference on why local energy is ideal way to address the urgency of climate change
Bill was invited to present the insights from his new book, Freeing Energy, in a talk called “The Unstoppable Rise of DERs.”
Podcast 083: Ben Polito: How a 60-year-old industrial company is transforming itself into a leader in the clean, local energy market.
Polito shares how Generac is shifting from fossil fuel based systems to a home energy storage platform that connects PV, batteries, loads, and the grid.
Freeing Energy has received widespread recognition, including positive reviews, and praise from entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers
I didn’t start out as an environmentalist. But I became one.
The clean energy headlines from March 2022 including target’s first net-zero carbon store, Volkswagen’s iconic minibus as an EV, and more.
The Better World Podcast hosts Henry Lihn and Max Moinian discuss the transformational opportunity of local energy
How can local energy make the world a better place? Hosts Max and Henry go deep with Bill Nussey.
Podcast 082: Amory Lovins – Local energy was born 20 years ago with the book Small is Profitable. Where will it go from here?
Lovins takes us back to the birth of local energy with the book “Small is Profitable,” and tells us why local energy makes even more sense today socially, politically, and economically.
“I started a small wind turbine company in Mexico. And then in 2010, we discovered that solar panels were just getting so cheap that small wind turbines were a hard sell. So I got into MIT, moved from Mexico to the U.S., and completed my PhD on the question, ‘If you could build the grid again, how would you build it?’
Feedspot, one of the top sources for podcast rankings, puts Freeing Energy at the top of its list.
Bill Nussey explores the disconnect between slow-moving nuclear, big solar, and transmission projects with the climate urgency to act within this decade
Bill examines the paradox of slow-moving transmission and large-scale solar compared to the rising urgency to slash CO2 emissions within this decade.
PV Magazine Editor, Tim Sylvia, travels to Georgia to meet Bill Nussey and write about Bill’s journey into clean energy
In this wide ranging interview, Tim and Bill discuss local energy, monopoly power, historical precedents from AT&T and so much more.