Solar Info Session | Conversation Cafe Series

Alright well let’s get started hi guys I’m John Brooker representing sustainability, I’m gonna talk to you to real quick and then I’m gonna hand it over to Benny, who will be talking about residential solar info session with altered energy solar but real quick we do most of these on sustainable topics We’re MUSC […]

Yellowknife cuts GHGs with Biomass District Energy System: 2018 Sustainable Communities Award winner

[Music] [Applause]>>Michael Auge: In Yellowknife, our winters are similar to the rest of Canada except for the fact that they are a lot colder, a lot longer, and a lot darker. The story I want to tell you today is about our quest to find a better heating source for the City of Yellowknife. Historically […]

Making higher-energy light to fight cancer

Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer. Materials scientists at the University of California, Riverside and The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated that it is possible to achieve photon up-conversion, the emission of light with energy higher than the […]

Climate change explained: do green policies harm developing economies? | FT

Thank you. Are green energy policies jeopardising the economies of developing countries? This is a hot potato. The answer at the moment is very clearly no, because developing countries in truth have implemented almost no green energy policies, partly because, at least until the Paris accord, they didn’t really have any obligations to do so. […]

iSEE Congress 2016 — Session 5: Nuclear Energy: A Panacea for Future Energy Needs?

>>It is my pleasure to introduce our four distinguished speakers this morning. We have first Hans Gougar. He is, as you can see, the Director of Advanced Reactor Technologies Development at Idaho National Labs. After that, we have Rizwan Uddin who we’ve already seen. And I am personally grateful that he is now the Director […]

Protect Ohio’s Nuclear Plants and Jobs | Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance

(whooshing) (chiming) (dramatic music) – Shutting down those plants and the loss of those 4,000 jobs would be catastrophic for Ohio and it would have a trickle down effect not just in the local communities that those plants are located in but the state in general. – There’ll be over 4,000 jobs that will be […]

The Beauty of Solar Shingles

I’m at a beautiful home in Point Loma here with Tyler from BVI Solar and Julie Connolley, the homeowner and we’re going to learn today about solar shingles. So, Tyler- the homeowner here wanted solar shingles. First, for the audience tell us what those are. So, solar shingles are an integrative roof tile that replaces […]

As Elon Musk Proposes Taking Over Power Authority, Puerto Ricans Demand Community-Owned Solar Power

AMY GOODMAN: So, as the governor announced they were going to try to cancel this Whitefish Energy contract, on Sunday, we were in the offices of Ángel Figueroa Jaramillo. He is the head of UTIER, the electrical workers’ union in Puerto Rico. We were asking him about Elon Musk’s proposal to make Puerto Rico a […]