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Looking to understand the fast-changing world of energy? This isn't your ordinary energy business show. Every week, we debate and discuss the latest trends in energy, cleantech, renewables, and the environment. Join us as we explore the forces transforming energy markets in America and around the world.
 
Stephen Lacey and Andrew Leyland are your guide to Marvel's First Family, The Fantastic Four. Starting at the very beginning of the Marvel Age of Comics, they cover every issue of The Fantastic Four, every spinoff title (Strange Tales, Marvel Two-In-One, FF, and more), every guest appearance and every cameo, all in order of publication.
 
The energy system is changing fast. Come explore the future with journalist Stephen Lacey and venture capitalist Shayle Kann. Each week, they'll take you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies -- making for wonky and entertaining listening.
 
An exploration of financial independence and taking the conversation to the next level. The show features a panel discussion with top influencers in the financial independence space. Guests weigh in on the questions that don't have clear answers to help you refine your path to Financial Independence.
 
Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!
 
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Does the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean the future of federal climate policy is in jeopardy? What will a changed Supreme Court mean for climate change, and for the all-important endangerment finding? The Gang weighs in. Then, the great plastic cover-up. How important are plastics to the profits of fossil fuel companies? We dive into an im…
 
This week on Watt It Takes: Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch sits down with Michael Liebreich. You may know Liebreich as the brain behind New Energy Finance, which was sold to Bloomberg in 2009. But before that company, Leibreich started a ski-based travel startup and invested in a portfolio of companies that lost 90 percent of their value in the dot-co…
 
In recent weeks, five million acres have burned across California, Oregon and Washington State -- killing dozens, displacing tens of thousands of people, and causing untold damage. In California, over three million acres have burned since the start of the year. At the height of the current wildfire outbreak, western cities had the worst air polluti…
 
Let's Play Sportsball! Hello, and welcome to episode 355 of The Fantasticast. Each episode, Steve Lacey guides you through every issue, guest-appearance and cameo of The Fantastic Four. It's time to wrap up one of the longer-running plot lines in the Marvel Universe. It's time to brew a potion, it's time to put things right, it's time to cure the g…
 
In the first half of 2020, renewables beat out fossil fuels on the grid in Europe for the first time. They didn’t only beat out coal -- they beat out all fossil fuels put together. We’ll look at what the milestone means. Then, 30 major companies have come together in a new joint lobbying organization to flex united power for clean energy. Will it m…
 
There are still questions about what exactly caused California’s blackouts during last month’s heat wave. We know that imports were down, natural gas plants tripped off line, and wind generation fell. But what about all those air conditioners, batteries and industrial loads that are supposed to support the grid? What role did they play -- or didn’t…
 
We survey our community to delineate how they are surviving 2020 with all the ups and downs we have already encountered this year. Featuring Stephen Chen, Jolene Unland, Bill Yount, and David Blobaum. Plus a short segment with Vincent Pugliese about his new venture The Youth Entrepreneur School.
 
This week on Watt It Takes: Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch sits down with green jobs pioneer Van Jones. Jones may be best known for “The Van Jones Show” and “The Redemption Project,” which both air on CNN. He is also the author of three best-selling books, including “The Green Collar Economy.” But long before the high-profile Green New Deal, Jones was…
 
This week: how an innocuous grid-modeling project became a threat to Trump’s efforts to save coal -- and then languished inside the Department of Energy. It’s one of many pieces of research that have been suppressed by the current administration. What is the study? What does it tell us about the systematic dismantling of government under Trump? Wha…
 
We are just over two months away from America’s presidential election. And that means we are days away from one of the most consequential political moments ever for the planet. Joe Biden put climate and cleantech jobs at the top of his priorities in last week’s nomination speech. His VP pick, Kamala Harris, says she’ll use her background as a prose…
 
Last week, short-term blackouts rolled across an overheated California after the grid operator said there was not enough power to meet demand. This wasn’t supposed to happen again. Not after the Enron scandal. Not after 19 years of reforms. We have a very different grid now. Renewables skeptics, including President Trump, are seizing on the inciden…
 
What is the secret to being part of the seven figure net worth club? Jace Mattinson and Clark Sheffield enlighten us with the lessons they have learned as hosts of the Millionaires Unveiled podcast. Plus, a short segment with Paul Thompson about the ups and downs of real estate investing during a pandemic.…
 
“Electrify everything” isn’t just a good slogan. It’s the fastest way to decarbonize and create tens of millions of jobs -- and it can be done using off-the-shelf technology. A respected squad of researchers did the math on a swap-out of every aging boiler, truck and power plant -- and replacing it with equipment that won’t burn fossil fuels ever a…
 
We’re constantly going through waves of hype in different energy sectors: flexible solar panels, vertical-axis wind, electric planes, vehicle-to-grid, the smart home, blockchain. Some are real, some are not. Some just need to mature. So what phase are we in now? In this episode, Shayle and Stephen are digging into different sectors and trends at va…
 
On this week’s episode of The Energy Gang: big energy companies are putting together bids for multi- renewable power -- and it’s merchant. Global investment in offshore wind more than quadrupled in the first half of this year. More new wind farms were approved at the height of the pandemic than during all last year. Some of offshore projects includ…
 
We may be facing one of the worst economic downturns in American history, but it hasn’t stopped the surge in battery storage development. We’re constantly hearing the phrase “world’s largest” or “record breaking” as new gigawatt-scale projects are unveiled weekly. Small-scale batteries are being attached to more than one-third of residential solar …
 
The world looked bleak for startups in the spring. According to figures from Crunchbase, venture capital deals were down 44 percent from March to June compared with last year. Seed-stage deals took the biggest hit, down nearly 60 percent. But series B deals also took a hit. It was difficult at any stage of funding. Deals are finally coming back. Ob…
 
Dan Yates and his co-founder Alex Laskey built Opower, an efficiency company that saves more energy every year than the hoover dam can generate. It was based on cutting-edge behavioral science -- but it wasn’t always clear how the science would play out. “It wasn’t okay with us to just know that there was going to be a result. It had to be a certai…
 
Joe Biden just released a plan to address climate change on a trillion-dollar scale. Along with focusing on rapid deployment of renewables, it also devotes resources to environmental justice, sustainable housing, clean transportation, and networking. What would it mean? And who's informing the ideas? We’ll dig in. Then Facebook's disinformation pro…
 
Coronavirus is reshaping the way we move around. Will we emerge from this pandemic with smarter planning? Or will it dismantle already-weakened public transportation systems? When economies across the world shut down all at once in March, the impact on transportation systems was immediate. According to the International Energy Agency, activity on r…
 
A group of House lawmakers recently released a 547-page report on climate change. Reporters at E&E News call it “arguably the most comprehensive climate policy plan in American politics.” The report spells out in great detail how to use Congressional policy to decarbonize the economy. It was the result of nearly a year of input from hundreds of exp…
 
Earlier this month, Sunrun, the largest residential solar company in the U.S., declared its intent to acquire Vivint Solar, the second largest installer. It’s an all-stock transaction that would value the combined entity at over $9 billion. It's a big deal -- literally. The enterprise value attached to Vivint is $3.2 billion, which makes it the lar…
 
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