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CleanTech Talk with Ross Gerber — Tesla Climate Leadership, Tweeting, $420, & The Oil Crisis Of The ’70s

April 13th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our hot new Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with Ross Gerber, cofounder, president, and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management, to discuss cleantech innovation, Tesla, climate change, insurance companies, and more. The conversation was approximately one hour long, so to cut it down into more manageable portions, we've split it up into a couple of episodes. Listen on your favorite podcast platform or via the embedded player below


Siemens Gamesa To Repower 508 Megawatts Of US Wind

April 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the contract to repower three wind farms in the United States for a total of 508 megawatts (MW), extending the lifespan and reliability of projects which would otherwise have reached their life's end. 


What About Florida? Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, & Regulatory Backwardness In The Sunshine State (Part 5: Utility Planning Amid Falling Electric Demand)

December 29th, 2017 | by Danny Parker

For traditional investor-owned utilities (IOUs) in Florida, corporate policy remains keyed on maximizing electricity sales and effectively justifying construction of new generation resources that are a high source of profit for stockholders. As regulated monopolies, IOUs are guaranteed a profit by the public service commission (PSC) both for selling electricity and associated transmission lines, but particularly for building power plants. And Florida with its fast-growing population and thus expanding residential sector with high levels of cooling electricity use has guaranteed the need for new power plants. As such, the state has been a gold mine for its IOUs in the state — the average household spends nearly $2000 annually for electricity. With millions of accounts, this is a multi-billion-dollar revenue stream


BART Ramps Up Renewable Energy Program

December 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

BART has entered into two new power purchase agreements to supply power for its system from wind and solar resources. The move accelerates it renewable energy goals announced earlier this year.



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