Solar Energy

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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/GridAlternatives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 that includes everyone, and • Read More »


Wind Turbines and the Forest Fires of August-PW079

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/WindTurbines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 new in the wind • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SolarTariffs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:19 — 73.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 game? We’ll hear from • Read More »


A Passive House That Uses 80% Less Energy-PW049

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/Midorihaus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:47 — 72.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 miracle. And they did • Read More »


Off-Grid Solar Home Tour- PW027

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/6f97c9ea21af39a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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: July 16, 2017 on  • Read More »


Solar Car Racing Champion – PW026

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SolarEnergyJackMartin025.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:34 — 73.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 a vehicle he built,  • Read More »


Micro-Hydro Power Guru Don Harris – PW013

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/Microhydrogenerators011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 49.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 Turbine about his experiences • Read More »


California’s Environmental Policy – PW009

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/CaliforniaEnviropolicyKenAlex07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 98.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 David Auston, a researcher • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MarkJacobson06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 98.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 author of The Solutions • Read More »