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.
Stacy Mitchell discusses the impact of big box stores on communities and the local business movement in response. The show is 5 minutes long and was featured on North Shore Community Radio.… Read More
In this 30-minute interview on “The Business Beat” on WICN (Worcester public radio), ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell discusses the implications of corporate consolidation of the economy and what we can do about it.… Read More
The Obama administration’s energy policy jumps the shark: why nuclear isa bad deal and carbon-captured coal is anything but clean. Senior Research John Farrell discusses this and the smarter strategy of a decentralized renewable energy future with KBOO host Bill Resnick.
The rules we make now will decide our energy future. Listen to the interview here.