41 episodes

Hear from energy pioneers from across the globe who are accelerating the shift to clean energy by making their own electric power for their homes, offices, and communities. Join TED speaker and Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey and co-host Sam Easterby as they talk to the individuals who are disrupting the century-old grid monopoly and making clean, local energy a reality. Visit FreeingEnergy.com for more.

The Freeing Energy Podcast Bill Nussey - Clean Energy CEO & TED Speaker

    • Business News
    • 5.0, 14 Ratings

Hear from energy pioneers from across the globe who are accelerating the shift to clean energy by making their own electric power for their homes, offices, and communities. Join TED speaker and Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey and co-host Sam Easterby as they talk to the individuals who are disrupting the century-old grid monopoly and making clean, local energy a reality. Visit FreeingEnergy.com for more.

    James Marlow: Are rules and regulations keeping pace with innovation in solar energy?

    James Marlow: Are rules and regulations keeping pace with innovation in solar energy?

    For homeowners, communities, or commercial users it’ s not easy jumping all the compliance hurdles when building out a solar installation: But, how many of those hurdles are just adding cost and time and how many are really needed? Solar leader James Marlow gives us a peek inside the challenging rules and regulations piece of the local energy puzzle and how he thinks we can make positive changes making cutting red tape and cost along the way.

    • 28 min
    Dr. Nick Engerer: How does having precise weather data change the way we manage solar energy?

    Dr. Nick Engerer: How does having precise weather data change the way we manage solar energy?

    If you think just knowing sunrise and sunset is enough to manage a 21st Century Solar Power generation system, think again. Having accurate weather data can make the difference between being profitable or not. Join us as Nick Engerer, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of global weather data service, Solcast, shares the role of weather data in today's world of solar energy.

    • 38 min
    Nussey and Easterby: How Is Covid-19 Impacting the Grid and Renewable Energy?

    Nussey and Easterby: How Is Covid-19 Impacting the Grid and Renewable Energy?

    Freeing Energy Podcast hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby share four surprising impacts of Covid 19 on our Grid and the Renewable Energy Business.

    • 30 min
    John Powers: Can software supercharge financial returns for commercial solar projects?

    John Powers: Can software supercharge financial returns for commercial solar projects?

    Listen in as John Powers, the CEO of California-based Extensible Energy, shares how software is helping commercial solar customers boost their ROI and reduce the most expensive parts of electricity bills, all at the same time. Learn how this innovative software approach is leapfrogging slow moving utilities by adding intelligence on the edge.

    • 32 min
    Laura Sartore: What happens when we ditch panels and let our roofs, walls, and windows make affordable solar directly?

    Laura Sartore: What happens when we ditch panels and let our roofs, walls, and windows make affordable solar directly?

    A revolution in clean local energy is coming fast and it’s a good bet you’ll never even see it. Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) ditches the notion of black rectangular panels and instead transforms your house or building into a solar power generator.

    Listen as Laura Sartore, CEO of Italian equipment firm, Ecoprogetti, shares how her firm is blending engineering, aesthetics, and automation for BIPV and making equipment designed to let companies manufacture solar panels anywhere in the world.

    • 33 min
    Joshua D. Rhodes: How will massive new data sets and some rational thinking shape the future of clean local energy?

    Joshua D. Rhodes: How will massive new data sets and some rational thinking shape the future of clean local energy?

    Join us for a fascinating dive into how data is unleashing new business models, spurring innovation and reducing risk with special guest, Joshua Rhodes from the University of Texas in Austin. This rock climbing, mountain biking academic with some serious chops in advanced mathematics, engineering, economics and architecture shares insights on how rational, thoughtful, market-based thinking is shaping a bright new energy future. 

    • 32 min

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This podcast enlightened listeners to continuous innovation, possibilities and imperatives related to something which is relevant to every person on the planet. Energy. Bring it in the most cost effective and environmentally sound way to everyone is something that should be of interest to all. This is an excellent initiative and an easy, humble and inspiring podcast to listen to. The key will be to take “action” !

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