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    • Earth Sciences
    • 4.7 • 17 Ratings

Renewable energy and sustainability news is nothing short of a rollercoaster with changes by the day. What better way to stay up-to-date on Watts Up than hearing from industry experts sharing about their innovations, solutions, and knowledge.

    WITN: 10 GW Solar Field, Solar Cell Technology, and Ballooning

    WITN: 10 GW Solar Field, Solar Cell Technology, and Ballooning

    In this episode of Watts in the News, we talk about the giant solar field in Australia, advancements in solar cell technology, and spiders ballooning. Please subscribe, tell a friend, and leave us a 5-star review. To learn more about GRNE Solar visit, GRNESolar.com or you can find us across social media @GRNESolar or on Instagram @WattsUpPodcast



    From this episode
    Solar Cell Technology: cleantechnica.com/2020/10/19/sorry-coal-66-conversion-efficiency-eyeballed-for-next-gen-hot-carrler-perovskite-solar-cells/
    Australian 10GW Solar Field: theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/21/australian-outback-cattle-station-to-house-worlds-largest-solar-farm-powering-singapore
    Ballooning: theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/the-electric-flight  -of-spiders/564437/

    • 27 min
    Looking at the Clean Economy Landscape with Mike Casey of Tigercomm

    Looking at the Clean Economy Landscape with Mike Casey of Tigercomm

    Marie, Ryan, and Conner are joined by Mike Casey of Tigercomm. During this episode, we discuss everything from marketing, sales, and the landscape of the clean energy economy. 

    From the Show:

    Tigercomm - https://www.tigercomm.us/
    PV Magazine - https://www.pv-magazine.com/
    Planet of the Humans- https://planetofthehumans.com/
    Seth Godin - https://www.sethgodin.com/

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    • 59 min
    Wind Turbines - We're Big Fans

    Wind Turbines - We're Big Fans

    Conner joins Marie and Ryan as they shoot the breeze about the science behind wind turbines. Ryan kicks off the episode teaching us about the science of wind then Conner and Marie get into the history and anatomy of wind turbines. 

    From the show:

    Renewable Energy World: www.renewableenergyworld.com/2014/11/21/history-of-wind-turbines/#gref
    American Wind Energy Association: www.awea.org/wind-101/basics-of-wind-energy/wind-facts-at-a-glance
    Engineering: - www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/20149/The-Future-of-Wind-Turbines-Comparing-Direct-Drive-and-Gearbox.aspx
    Flatpacking a Wind Turbine: https://imgur.com/JNWvK7z




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    • 1 hr 15 min
    WITN: Red Gate Woods, Rebuilding Puerto Rico, and a Viral Hijinx

    WITN: Red Gate Woods, Rebuilding Puerto Rico, and a Viral Hijinx

    Marie and Ryan are joined by Conner during this week’s Watts in the News. This week features articles about the Red Gate Woods in southwest Chicago, Rebuilding Puerto Rico, and Internet Hijinx.

    From the Show:

    Red Gate Woods: https://fpdcc.com/places/locations/red-gate-woods/

    Puerto Rico Grid: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/regulators-in-puerto-rico-approve-solar-and-storage-above-utilitys-resource-plan&sa=D&source=hangouts&ust=1600452246297000&usg=AFQjCNENhcgd1dw7Sa46XVZvm5oW4lq9yQ

    Silk Leaf: https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/green-living/silk-leaf-first-biological-leaf-055343/

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    • 24 min
    Part II Roundtable Discussion: Governor Pritzker's 8-Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy

    Part II Roundtable Discussion: Governor Pritzker's 8-Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy

    Marie and Ryan are joined by fellow colleagues Eric Gronwick and Conner Allen for Part II of the roundtable discussion about Governor Pritzker's 8-Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy.

    From the Show:
    Part I can be found where ever you hear your podcasts or at www.GRNESolar.com/Wattsuppodcast
    VW Settlement Plan: https://www2.illinois.gov/epa/topics/air-quality/driving-a-cleaner-illinois/vw-settlement/Pages/default.aspx
    Information about the PACE program: https://www.energy.gov/eere/slsc/property-assessed-clean-energy-programs
    Rivian: https://rivian.com/



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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Part I Roundtable Discussion: Governor Pritzker's 8-Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy

    Part I Roundtable Discussion: Governor Pritzker's 8-Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy

    The Watts Up usuals, Marie and Ryan, are joined by fellow colleagues Eric Gronwick and Andrew Frum. On August 20, Governor Pritzker’s office released the “Putting Consumers & Climate First, Governor Pritzker’s Eight Principles for a Clean & Renewable Illinois Economy.” During Part I of this II-part series, we will be covering Principle's 1-4. 



    Up Next Week: Part II of the Roundtable Discussion covering Principle's 5-8. 



    From the show:
    Damn Daniel YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfFcyTuopbI
    The Office, Oscar Explains Surplus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUfr195i_54&t=24s

    If you have any input on this episode or ideas for future episodes, contact us at Marie@GRNESolar.com

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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