Renewable Energy News Audio & Video
(July 2018) Podcast featuring interview by Angie Hacker of Prosper Sustainably, discussing what local governments agencies should consider when contemplating microgrids to build community resiliency.
(September 2016) Podcast talking about new research on earthquakes in San Francisco area, and why that means microgrids should be deployed ASAP!
(March 2016) Podcast about grid modernization, with quotes from yours truly on the concept of a "virtual power plant."
(March 2012) I discuss the growing role microgrids can play in helping the world add more solar PV.
(Oct 2013) Why microgrids are the wave of the future
(Oct 2011) Solyndra should not be the object of our wrath -- subsidies for fossil fuels are a much bigger issue.
(Oct 2010) Background on California's energy history based on my UC Press book
(Nov. 2010) Podcast with IEEE Spectrum
Recorded in February, 2010 in Stinson Beach, I extoll upon the virtues of "locavolts" and renewable energy, including the power of the ocean.
(Nov. 2010) IEEE Spectrum Podcast: How IEEE "Islanding" Standards to be Published in 2011 Will Help Microgrids
(Oct. 2009) Peter Asmus gives a pep talk and he plays with his band in Point Reyes Station on October 24, 2009.
(Sept. 2009) California was used to being No. 1 on all things involving energy. What happened?
(Aug. 2006) 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?