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Exploring the intersection of energy, finance, and innovation

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Exploring the intersection of energy, finance, and innovation

    Episode 72: Navigate Webinar #2 - Opportunities for the Next Decade

    Episode 72: Navigate Webinar #2 - Opportunities for the Next Decade

    This week’s episode was produced in collaboration with the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC). The second Navigate program webinar of 2020, "Opportunities for the Next Decade", was made possible with support from NYSERDA. Navigate is a program under the Northeast Clean Energy Council that leverages its power to provide resources and support for clean energy startups.

    Host Jon Powers leads a discussion with four panelists: Jason Kaplan of PowerMarket, Noah C. Shaw of Hodgson Russ LLP, Doran Hole of Ameresco, and Zoe Berkery of CleanCapital. Listen to hear expert opinions on the future of the renewable energy industry and what experts see on the horizon for the next decade.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 71: Chad Farrell

    Episode 71: Chad Farrell

    This week’s guest is Chad Farrell, founder and CEO of Encore Renewable Energy. He is a developer, project manager, and engineer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. At Encore, Chad works towards the development of alternative energy and the redevelopment of contaminated sites.

    Host Jon Powers dives into Chad’s past experiences, how he started Encore, and the company’s role in the energy transition. They discuss some interesting topics such as brownfield development and pollinators.

    • 33 min
    Episode 70: John Chaimanis

    Episode 70: John Chaimanis

    This week’s guest is John Chaimanis, co-founder and managing director of Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure. At Kendall, John works on all aspects of business, including deal sourcing, financial structuring, and asset management. Prior to Kendall, Mr. Chaimanis worked for Edison International, where he developed over $500M of energy projects, installing 250MW of renewable assets.

    Host Jon Powers digs into John’s past and present experiences in the finance and renewable sectors as well as where the industry has been, and where it is headed in the next few years.

    • 23 min
    Episode 69: Bill Weihl

    Episode 69: Bill Weihl

    This week’s guest is Bill Weihl, Executive Director of ClimateVoice. At ClimateVoice, Bill focuses on mobilizing the influence of the corporate world to aid in addressing the climate crisis we are facing today. ClimateVoice works to use the power of companies to prioritize climate change, by vocalizing and mobilizing the corporate sphere to go #AllinOnClimate. Prior to ClimateVoice, Bill worked as Google’s Green Energy Czar, and as the Director of Sustainability at Facebook.

    Host Jon Powers discusses Bill's past experiences and his current role in working to assemble the corporate sphere to help decarbonize our country. They discuss what is needed to reach our climate goal of keeping warming below 1.5℃, and how the corporate sector is a key player in achieving those goals.

    • 43 min
    Episode 68: Navigate Webinar #1 - Clean Energy Start Ups

    Episode 68: Navigate Webinar #1 - Clean Energy Start Ups

    This week's episode is in collaboration with NECEC or the Northeast Clean Energy Council's first Navigate Program webinar. Navigate is a program that leverages the connections and power of NECEC to provide resources and support to clean energy startups.

    Host, Jon Powers discusses with three panelists; Matthew Nordan, Managing Director of Prime Impact Fund, Marnie LaVigne, CEO of Launch NY, and Hudson Gilmer, CEO of LineVision. These leaders in the industry discuss venture capital, fundraising, and entrepreneurship within the clean energy sector, and answer a series of questions.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 67: Chris Archer

    Episode 67: Chris Archer

    This week's guest is Chris Archer, Senior Managing Director and Head of Americas at Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. Under Chris' leadership the Green Investment Group has commercialized over 1 gigawatt of renewable energy projects in North America, playing a key role as an investor, advisor and project manager and furthering our transition to a clean energy economy.
    Host Jon Powers digs into Chris's deep experience in infrastructure & renewable energy investing and explores his thoughts on the opportunities for the continued growth of clean energy as well some of the complex challenges that remain barriers for investors in the sector.

    • 30 min

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