Captivate Podcasts

693: Off-Grid Solar Products As A Form Of Wealth Delivery And Value Creation, with Amped Innovation’s Andi Kleissner & Kurt Kuhlmann

{{short-ad}} We often take access to electricity, refrigeration, and running water for granted. In many parts of the world, these are luxuries.  In today’s episode, Andi Kleissner and Kurt Kuhlmann, Co-founders and Co-CEOs of Amped Innovation, discuss how they’re changing lives by installing high-performance off-grid solar systems and appliances across Asia and Africa. Nico visited …

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692: Hydrogen’s Role in New York’s Green Future with Haiyan Sun of NYSERDA

{{short-ad}} New York set an ambitious goal for a zero-emission electricity sector by 2040. What will it take to get there?  Turns out, hydrogen may be a key component to New York’s climate strategy, especially for difficult-to-electrify sectors. Haiyan Sun is the program manager and team leader for hydrogen and clean fuels at the New …

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691: Adding Storage to Solar is Harder Than We Thought! Leigh Zanone managed 8Minute/Avantus’s Portfolio & Shares His Insights

{{short-ad}} Is solar plus storage magically going to fix our grid? If you listen to many of the conversations I’ve heard the last 2+ years, you’d easily assume “we got this, just throw some batteries out there and we’re well on our way to 100% RE!”  Turns out it’s not that simple.  Building hybrid power …

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690: Can We Squeeze More Power Through The Existing Wires? AES says Yes; Alexina Jackson, VP of Strategic Development

{{short-ad}} How do we solve yesterday’s interconnection problems with today’s technology?  Alexina Jackson, Vice President of Strategic Development at The AES Corporation, pulls back the curtain to show us how AES is using cutting-edge technology to integrate MORE renewable energy into the grid. Because we need to add new energy fast and our current grid …

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S4E15: Zeroing in on Hydrogen for Marine Transportation

{{top-section}} Hello Earthlings! In this week’s episode of “Earthlings 2.0,” Lisa Ann talks to guest Joseph Pratt, CEO and CTO of Zero Emission Industries, on the potential of hydrogen fuel cells in decarbonizing the maritime industry. The episode delves into the groundbreaking work of Zero Emissions Industries and the positive findings that herald the viability …

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689: O&M: How to Keep Existing Solar Projects Producing for Decades to Come with Renewable Energy Veteran & Founder, Josh Fraughton (FSLR, NOVA, R7/RNWBL)

{{short-ad}} As our Secretary of Energy says, deploy deploy deploy! It’s incredible to see how hard we’re pushing to modernize the grid, but, we also must maintain and ensure solar projects are delivering on every kilowatt hour that we promised. Today’s guest has been delivering on those promises for nearly two decades.  Josh Fraughton, a …

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688: Debunking Myths About Solar’s Resilience in Extreme Weather; Lightsource BP’s Kevin Christy and Dave Martin

{{short-ad}} Increasing extreme weather events year over year are forcing all energy assets to reconsider asset protection and resilience. The solar industry has been wrongly accused of grid reliability issues in the face of these extreme events, but what does the data say from operating assets that have “weathered” the storms?  Lightsource BP’s Kevin Christy …

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S4E14: The Grass is Greener with Carbon-Negative Building Products

{{top-section}} Hello Earthlings! In this episode of Earthlings 2.0, Lisa Ann Pinkerton delves into an innovative solution addressing the global housing crisis without exacerbating our climate emergency with Plantd. With the collective future of 3 billion Earthlings at stake by 2030, the episode navigates the pressing need for sustainable construction methods that align with our …

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687: Are Diversity and Efficiency being downplayed in the Clean Energy Revolution? Paula Glover of The Alliance to Save Energy gives advice from the front lines

{{short-ad}} Our guest today points out that energy efficiency is actually employing MILLIONS MORE than Renewable Energy as a sector! Paula Glover, President of the Alliance to Save Energy, is fighting on the front lines to reduce energy waste. She uses her platform to champion energy efficiency as a cost-saving measure and a fundamental principle …

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