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Silicon Ranch Radio explores the American solar energy frontier. Listen in as we discover opportunities and challenges, with thought-leaders, industry and technology leaders, and our partners and community members.

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Silicon Ranch Radio explores the American solar energy frontier. Listen in as we discover opportunities and challenges, with thought-leaders, industry and technology leaders, and our partners and community members.

    Tuning Our Solar Power Plants for Peak Performance

    Tuning Our Solar Power Plants for Peak Performance

    With us today on the show are Davin Smith, Regional Manager for Power Plant Maintenance for Silicon Ranch, and Jason Boatwright, one of Silicon Ranch’s Solar O&M Technicians. So, join us to hear how these two master detectives and craftsmen, are helping to make solar do more! And stay tuned for the end of our episode to hear “Home” an original tune from the talented Taylor Downes.

    • 31 min
    Another Day on the Ranch: Taking Care of Business with Tyler Huber and Bridget Hogan

    Another Day on the Ranch: Taking Care of Business with Tyler Huber and Bridget Hogan

    The solar energy industry is rapidly creating new jobs, new positions, and new opportunities for workers of all kinds, and at a rate never before seen. But with all that great power comes great responsibility, specifically to create valuable outcomes beyond clean, reliable energy generation. To help achieve those outcomes, Silicon Ranch teams up with regenerative ranchers across the country to deliver Regenerative Energy®, a design and land management platform that can be measured, verified, and reported. In this episode, host Jim Bausell sits down with Tyler Huber, an Agrivoltaic Technician at Silicon Ranch, and Bridget Hogan, our partner at White Oaks Pastures, to discuss their roles and farming practices that focus on regenerative land management, humane animal husbandry, and the support of rural communities while providing completely new job opportunities across the country.

    • 35 min
    Got To Be More: Harvesting Agriculture with Clean Energy

    Got To Be More: Harvesting Agriculture with Clean Energy

    Today we’re going to shine a light on local clean energy and, how through Regenerative Energy®, we and our partners are leading the way to a brighter agricultural—as well as energy—future in the local communities we serve. In this episode, we’re joined by one of our Regenerative Energy® partners, Trent Hendricks of Cabriejo Ranch. Listen in and hear how we’re making solar do more!

    • 38 min
    Shining A Light On Local Energy with MTE CEO, Chris Jones

    Shining A Light On Local Energy with MTE CEO, Chris Jones

    Making energy transition work for local communities takes partnerships and leadership. One of those partners is Chris Jones, CEO of Middle Tennessee Electric, the largest electric cooperative in the Tennessee Valley Authority region and the second largest in the United States, serving more than 750,000 Tennesseans. In this episode, Chris joins host Jim Bausell to discuss how local electric cooperatives are the economic development sparks to power up the quality of life in their own communities.

    • 43 min
    The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    In our twenty-third episode of Silicon Ranch Radio, Jim Bausell looks back on this year’s best and most noteworthy podcast clips. Join us as we wrap up this year, and look forward to a sunny 2022 filled with peace and joy.

    • 35 min
    The Road to Net-Zero, with Clearloop’s Laura Zapata and Bob Corney

    The Road to Net-Zero, with Clearloop’s Laura Zapata and Bob Corney

    Organizations across the country are increasingly seeking a wider range of options to meet not only their renewable energy targets, but also their decarbonization, and broader ESG goals. Clearloop is the only company that offers organizations of all sizes a way to reclaim their carbon footprint by building solar farms that both clean up the grid and benefit economically distressed communities. In our latest episode of Silicon Ranch Radio, Jim welcomes Clearloop’s CEO and Co-Founder, Laura Zapata, and COO and Co-Founder, Bob Corney, who share insight into how their company uses tangible, traceable carbon offsets to help these organizations create positive social, economic, and environmental impacts.

    • 46 min

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