TWiE 144: JUCCCE’n China’s Clean Green Revolution Dream

On TWiE, with Peggy Liu of JUCCCE, we have a fascinating freewheeling discussion about sustainability in China, story telling as an organization tool, Obama’s carbon rule, and much more!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Peggy Liu chairperson of the Joint U.S.-China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE). Find Peggy on TED, TEDx (1), TEDx (2), TEDx (3), Facebook, and Twitter.

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TWiE 143: Solar Roadways (repeat)

On TWiE, with Richard Rubsamen (former) president of Sierra Nevada College and Scott Brusaw president of Solar Roadways.

Hosts: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Richard Rubsamen (former) president of Sierra Nevada College and Scott Brusaw president of Solar Roadways.

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TWiE 142: Think Bigger! Think Gigabatteries!

On TWiE, with Zachary Shahan of CleanTechnica, we chat about Tesla, the Gigafactory, EV batteries, LEDs, Obama’s upcoming CO2 rules, Green Patriots & Climate Victory, and more!

Host: Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Zachary Shahan of CleanTechnica, Planetsave, Solar LoveEV Obsession, Bikocity, Treehugger, Linkedin, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter.

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TWiE 141: Atomic BANANAs for NIMBYs

On TWiE, with Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes of the European Renewable Energies Federation, we chat about the Ukraine, natural gas, feed-in tariffs in the UK & Germany, bad banks & atomic energy, the European Commission, and more!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes vice president of the European Renewable Energies Federation (EREF)German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), and Twitter.

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TWiE 140: Energy: Down Under, Up Over & Old World

On TWiE, with Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy, we chat about president Obama’s support of renewables & energy efficiency. Has the IEA suddenly turned into a renewables booster? Baseload is dead. Prime Minster Abbott’s 19th century energy policies. The West Antarctic glaciers are in terminal decline says NASA, and more!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Giles Parkinson, founder and editor at RenewEconomy. Twitter / Facebook.

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TWiE 139: Value of Solar, Solar Leasing & Energy Democracy

On TWiE, with John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, it’s all about energy democracy! We discuss New York state’s new plan for distributed generation–it’s really impressive!–Minnesota’s new value of solar tariff, ways communities can wrestle control from monopoly investor owned utilities, and much more!

Hosts: Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: John Farrell, Director of Democratic Energy at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook.

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TWiE 138: Let There Be Light! [Repeat]

TWiE: From some remote point in the space-time continuum, near the edge of the twilight zone, welcome to temporal TWiE with special guest Thomas Edison!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Thomas Edison (as portrayed by Hank Fincken).

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TWiE 137: The Good Keystone Cops & The Bad Keystone Cops

On TWiE, with consultant and chemical engineer Robert Rapier, we discuss 60 minutes sensationalism, the Canadian oil / tar sands, Keystone XL, the symbolism, the numbers, and more!

Hosts: Matthew Klippenstein (Canada) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Robert Rapier, is a chemical engineer with 20 years of international engineering experience in the energy business. He holds several patents related to his work. Robert is the author of Power Plays: Energy Options in the Age of Peak Oil. He is also the author of the R-Squared Energy Column and is Chief Investment Strategist for Investing Daily’s Energy Strategist service. Robert has appeared on The History Channel, PBS and 60 Minutes, and his articles have appeared in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, and Forbes.

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TWiE 136: Rooster crows: “I brought up the sun!”

On TWiE, with guest Toby Couture of E3 Analytics in Berlin, we chat about prosumers and nonincentivized solar PV, feed-in tariffs 2.0 and the proposed German renewable energy reforms that shift renewable generation ownership from the people to big corporations and the utilities, we discuss weak proposals for CO2 emissions mitigation from the IPCC, & more!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Toby Couture, founder and director of E3 Analytics in Berlin. Twitter.

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TWiE 135: The Ukraine / Crimea Crisis

On TWiE, with guest Dr. Andrey Belyy of the University of Tartu, Estonia, we discuss the Ukraine crisis and how EU-Russia-US energy policy is being leveraged by all sides in the dispute. Also, Kirsten tells us about the Berlin East Forum & more!

Hosts: Kirsten Hasberg (Denmark & Germany) and Bob Tregilus (U.S.A.).

Guest: Dr. Andrey Belyy, senior researcher in international political economy at the Institute for Government and Politics, University of Tartu, Estonia. 

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