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Episode 77: Colin le Duc
This week on the Experts Only podcast, we’re thrilled to welcome the passionate Colin le Duc, Partner, Generation Investment Management.
In this episode, host Jon Powers discusses sustainability, sustainable investing, and Generation Investment Management with le Duc.
Hear from someone who’s been on the frontlines of ESG investing as he and Powers discuss the end of incrementalism and the exciting future of sustainable investing.
Expert or not, all listeners are welcome to tune in! We hope you enjoy.
Episode 76: Heather Reams
This week on the Experts Only podcast our guest is Heather Reams, Executive Director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. CRES is a right-of center non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that engages policymakers and the public about responsible, conservative solutions to address our nation’s energy, economic, and environmental security while increasing America’s competitive edge.
Host Jon Powers dives into the conservative case for clean energy and how each of us can become better climate communicators.
Episode 75: Sarah Shanley Hope
This week on the Experts Only podcast our guest is Sarah Shanley Hope, Executive Director of The Solutions Project. The Solutions Project is a national organization with a vision of 100% clean energy for 100% of people that invests in community-driven solutions, inspires people with stories about everyday heroes, and builds strategic relationships between unlikely allies.
Host Jon Powers explores Sarah's background of fighting for social justice and human rights and how it led her to pursue equitable solutions to the climate crisis.
Episode 74: Nicole Systrom
This week on the Experts Only podcast our guest is Nicole Systrom, founder of Sutro Energy Group. Sutro Energy Group partners with philanthropists, investors and entrepreneurs to accelerate high-impact climate and clean technology solutions. Nicole serves on the board of directors for Activate, a non-profit supporting entrepreneurial scientists and engineers tackling the world's biggest challenges; Prime Coalition, a non-profit providing funding to companies combating climate change; and the Energy Foundation.
Together with host Jon Powers, Nicole discusses the urgency surrounding the climate crisis and the 'scientific and investment revolution' needed to tackle it.
Episode 73: Greg Wetstone
This week’s guest is Greg Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). ACORE is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy, and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Previous to ACORE, Greg served as Vice President for Terra-Gen Power LLC; Senior Director for Government and Public Affairs at AWEA; and Director of Programs at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
This episode focuses on ACORE’s annual report: ‘Expectations for Renewable Energy Finance in 2020-2023’. ACORE surveyed prominent renewable energy investors and developers to hear their thoughts on the future for renewable finance, as we are experiencing the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The episode also discusses progress toward ACORE’s goal of $1 trillion in private sector investment in renewable technologies by 2030.
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.
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