Why has Texas overcome California when it comes to wind power? Does it matter, when Texans also choose to embrace new coal power plants that escape traditional air pollution controls?
California was used to being No. 1 on all things involving energy. What happened?
Peter Asmus gives a pep talk and he plays with his band in Point Reyes Station on October 24, 2009.
IEEE Spectrum Podcast: How IEEE "Islanding" Standards to be Published in 2011 Will Help Microgrids
Recorded in February, 2010 in Stinson Beach, I extoll upon the virtues of "locavolts" and renewable energy, including the power of the ocean.
Podcast with IEEE Spectrum
Background on California's energy history based on my UC Press book.
Solyndra should not be the object of our wrath -- subsidies for fossil fuels are a much bigger issue.
Why microgrids are the wave of the future
I discuss the growing role microgrids can play in helping the world add more solar PV.