Archives: Solar Energy

Grid Alternatives: Making Renewable Energy Accessible Around the World-PW085

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/GridAlternatives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreGrid Alternatives Director of International Programs Jenean Smith is today’s guest on Planet Watch Radio. The vision of Grid Alternatives is a successful transition to clean, renewable energy • Read More »


Wind Turbines and the Forest Fires of August-PW079

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/WindTurbines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreReport on last summer’s forest fires in British Columbia, Canada, as well as a rebroadcast of an interview with solar and wind expert Chris Bley. Find out what’s • Read More »


Trump’s Solar Tariffs: Boon or Bane?-PW055

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SolarTariffs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:19 — 73.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHow will Trump’s tariffs on solar panels affect efforts to install millions of solar panels and fight climate change? Who are the winners and losers in this trade • Read More »


A Passive House That Uses 80% Less Energy-PW049

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/Midorihaus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:47 — 72.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreChie Kawahara and Kurt Hurley designed their passive house to save tons of energy. Find out how they turned a 95-year old house into a modern energy saving • Read More »


Off-Grid Solar Home Tour- PW027

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/6f97c9ea21af39a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreA tour of an off-the-grid solar home in California with Bob Stayton, author and engineer, plus passive cooling of your home and homemade solar bread . Air Date: • Read More »


Solar Car Racing Champion – PW026

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SolarEnergyJackMartin025.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:34 — 73.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreSolar energy! The sun can provide clean energy and can save you money. Find out from solar expert Jack Martin how he won a solar car race with • Read More »


Micro-Hydro Power Guru Don Harris – PW013

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/Microhydrogenerators011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 49.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreEver thought of making your own electricity in a nearby stream? We’ll talk with Don Harris, world-class guru on micro-hydropower and inventor of the Harris Hydroelectric Permanent Magnet • Read More »


California’s Environmental Policy – PW009

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/CaliforniaEnviropolicyKenAlex07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 98.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreGovernor of California Jerry Brown’s Senior Policy Advisor, Ken Alex, discusses how California will stay the course on the environment during the Trump era. Also an interview with • Read More »


The Solutions Project: A Roadmap for Getting the U.S. completely off fossil fuels – PW007

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MarkJacobson06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 98.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreA road map for getting the U.S. completely off fossil fuels by 2050 is the subject of today’s interview with Mark Jacobson, Stanford University professor of engineering and • Read More »