Published on December 11th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan0
Listen To Me Ramble & Roll On The Disruption! Solar Energy Podcast (About Solar, EVs, & More)
December 11th, 2013 by Zachary Shahan
- Billy Parish of Mosaic
- Danny Kennedy of Sungevity and SfunCube
- Bob Tregilus of This Week in Energy and Plug In America
- Felix Krause of Milk The Sun
- Tor Valenza (aka Solar Fred) of Unthink Solar
- Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy (and CleanTechnica)
- John Farrell of The Institute for Local Self Reliance (and CleanTechnica)
- Frank Andorka of Solar Power World
- Jigar Shah of SunEdison (and more cleantech startups than there are days in the month)
- + other notable solar leaders.
He recently interviewed me for the show, which was a great honor and great fun. You can listen to the 55-minute interview here if you’re interested in listening to me ramble. The topics covered in the interview include:
- how I got into blogging on CleanTechnica and Planetsave
- how I got into cleantech
- the origination of CleanTechnica
- energy democratization
- CleanTechnica’s key areas of focus — solar power, wind power, and electric cars
- why I started Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity
- electric car sales growth in the US and Norway
- electric vehicle awareness
- effective electric vehicle incentives
- disruptive technology adoption curves and exponential growth
- the electric car situation in Europe
- attacks on net metering and renewable energy standards in the US
- the World–China solar trade war
- the barriers to solar deployment in developing countries, where solar is notably cheaper than fossil fuels
- what’s coming up on my travel schedule
- + more
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