Weekly Address: Solar Power & a Clean Energy Economy

The President: Over the past 20 months, we’ve been fighting not just to create more jobs today, but to rebuild our economy on a stronger foundation. Our future as a nation depends on making sure that the jobs and industries of the 21st century take root here in America. And there is perhaps no industry […]

Ohio’s Environment Depends on Nuclear Energy | Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance

– If I were to speak to somebody about helping us keep the nuclear plants in Ohio running, the first thing I would talk about is the environmental side of it. It’s clean energy, we’re not polluting the air as we go. It’s zero emission energy. – One of the biggest misconception is that the […]

Investing in Clean, Safe Nuclear Energy

President Obama: Thank you, everybody. Thank you. Please have a seat. Have a seat. Good morning, everybody. Before I begin let me just acknowledge some of the people who are standing behind me here: First of all, two people who have been working really hard to make this day happen — Secretary Steven Chu, my […]

The Romaine complex: A new generation of hydropower pioneers

♪ The Romaine complex A new generation of hydropower pionners An imprssive project in harmony with nature Energy tht is clean, renewable, reliable and abundant Four generating stations with reservoirs Romaine-1 Romaine-2 Romaine-3 Romaine-4 Complex’s installed capacity : 1,550 MW 8 billion kWh a year Start of construction: 2009 End of construction: 2021 Jobs created […]

Economic Update: Democratize the Enterprise

Welcome friends to another edition of economic update a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives, our jobs, our incomes, our debts, the interest rates we pay, the foreign trade that affects us, all of that. I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics all my adult life and […]

202. Brandon Sandmaier – From Oilsands Heavy Duty Mechanic to Solar Company Owner

I used to work in the oil and gas industry for 12 years. In 2014 my career took an abrupt change when I decided to go back to school and return to NAIT I had two children at the time and I really wanted to move into a career that that they could be proud […]

Tax plan is good for solar companies: Sunpower CEO

SOLAR COMPANIES THAT ARE ABOUT TO DEFEND THEIR BIGGEST COMPETITOR NATION AGAINST THOSE POTENTIAL TARIFFS AND IN A FOX BUSINESS EXCLUSIVE WE BRING IN CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF SUN POWER HOLD ON, TOM. WHY DON’T YOU WANT TO SEE TARIFFS SLAPPED ON YOUR BIGGEST FOREIGN COMPETITOR?>>WELL FIRST, CREDIT TO THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FOR PROTECTING THE […]

Is Renewable Energy Just Fantasy? – Expo 2017 Astana

What if we could magic up energy? It’d be fantastic wouldn’t it? We can replace our unsightly power stations with grand wizard spires and why use coal? In this fantasy world we could use some sort of glowing purple crystal. Yeah that’s right! Just one of them could use its magical rays to send lightning […]

How Bright Is Solar Power’s Future in a Post-Solyndra America?

bjbjLULU GWEN IFILL: Next, the future for solar energy in the U.S., now clouded by the collapse of a California company backed by government loans. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports. SPENCER MICHELS: The solar industry boasts that it’s growing fast, installing roof top panels that turn sunlight into electricity at a record pace. This year, […]