I was on the air with local attorney and renewable energy guru Susan Perkins, interviewed by host Duncan Campbell. A great conversation about Boulder’s effort to municipalize in order to have more control over its electricity system and energy sources. Click for show listing (and hit the tiny, blue play button) or just download an mp3 … Read More
Christopher Mitchell is one of several voices discussing the importance of funding rural broadband throughout the U.S. WMMT is a radio station in Kentucky, frequently covering rural issues in the Appalachians.
Also featured are Dee Davis of Rural Strategies and Lisa Fannin of the Mountain Telephone Cooperative in NE Kentucky, the first entity in Kentucky to receive a broadband stimulus award.
Big-box stores offer lower prices right? Not necessarily, says Stacy
Mitchell, who talks about the big-box swindle and the demise of the
American middle class in this interview on San Francisco’s KFOG.
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The title of the link won’t give it away, but I was interviewed on Stephen Lacey’s most recent REW podcast on superconducting technology for transmission. He generously provided me some time to contrast the lead topic (centralized renewable energy reliant on transmission) with the economics of distributed renewable energy sources.
John Farrell, senior researcher at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, discussed the challenges for community solar power in a 15-minute segment on the Uprising radio show on September 22, 2010. The segment was the third in a series on solar power, and John talked about the findings in his recent report Community Solar Power: Obstacles and Opportunities.
Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Telecommunications as Commons Initiative, joins Curtis Beckmann on "MN This Week" to discuss broadband networks. The 30 minute program discusses problems with existing broadband networks, the lack of competition, how and why communities have built their own networks, and a variety of other topical subjects. Listen here.