60 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

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    • 4.8 • 19 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.

    Dr. Jemma Green: Will peer-to-peer electricity trading unlock local energy and transform the grid?

    Dr. Jemma Green: Will peer-to-peer electricity trading unlock local energy and transform the grid?

    Freeing Energy founder Bill Nussey and Dr. Jemma Green, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Australian-based Power Ledger take us on an illuminating journey into emerging peer-to-peer electricity trading business models, where P2P pilot programs are proving themselves and how distributed ledger technologies, like blockchain, are helping to securely and accurately track local energy trading.

    • 37 min
    Steph Speirs: Not everyone can afford solar. Here’s what one visionary company is doing to change that.

    Steph Speirs: Not everyone can afford solar. Here’s what one visionary company is doing to change that.

    Host Bill Nussey catches up with Steph Speirs, CEO and Co-founder of community solar leader, Solstice, to learn how her team is using a game changing, door-opening mechanism to bring clean energy to people who cant get it. And, why re-defining the energy customer experience is critical to growth and a more inclusive energy future.

    • 39 min
    Samir Ibrahim: The story behind an affordable solar-powered irrigation system that is changing the lives of smallholder farmers in Africa.

    Samir Ibrahim: The story behind an affordable solar-powered irrigation system that is changing the lives of smallholder farmers in Africa.

    Advocates, innovators and entrepreneurs, here is a discussion you don't want to miss. Listen in as Samir Ibrahim, CEO and Co-Founder of SunCulture, shares how his vision for the first affordable, widely available solar powered irrigation system in East Africa took shape, the impact that system is having on lives there and the business challenges he has faced along the way.

    • 42 min
    John Farrell: Monopoly utilities and consumers are headed for a collision over local energy. The rules must change, but how?

    John Farrell: Monopoly utilities and consumers are headed for a collision over local energy. The rules must change, but how?

    In this second of a two part series, John Farrell, Director of Energy Democracy at the Institute for Local Self Reliance, walks us through how the power and influence of investor owned utilities is trampling customers and how necessary changes in that relationship can benefit all parties.

    • 37 min
    John Farrell: One organization is working to bring power to the people. Literally.

    John Farrell: One organization is working to bring power to the people. Literally.

    In this first of a special two part interview, John Farrell, Director of Energy Democracy with the Institute of Local Self Reliance, describes the challenges and barriers we face in shifting to clean local energy and the programs his leading think tank believes will move us toward a more equitable energy future.

    • 39 min
    Steve LeVine - Batteries were invented 220 years ago. Why are they suddenly critical to our grid?

    Steve LeVine - Batteries were invented 220 years ago. Why are they suddenly critical to our grid?

    Renowned journalist, editor and Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, Steve LeVine joins host Bill Nussey and shares how the dramatic recent innovations in battery technology will change your world in just five years and completely redefine entire industries.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

fishyrainn ,

Great industry perspectives

The perfect podcast for new learners in the sector as well as more experienced people as well in order to grasp the current conversations in the industry!

Sandcroft1 ,

Excellence in Communicating a Critically Important Topic

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” !

Avi Flax ,

Informative and well produced

Indispensable.

One suggestion: the music layered behind some voice segments is too loud and distracting. Please consider dropping this element going forward, or reducing its levels. Thank you!

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