Created with Sketch.
Energy Solutions: A Podcast From EPSA
38 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
When the Lights Go Out, It's a Bad Day for Everyone
With February's Winter Storm Uri power outages in Texas, calls for energy conservation in California, and even threats to system reliability in New England, a changing electric grid, cyber threats and extreme weather events bring new challenges for keeping the lights on and America powered up. Jim Robb, president and CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation joins Energy Solutions to share why the power system is under stress – and why it's time to recommit to reliability as the energy landscape evolves.Hosted by Todd Snitchler, president and CEO, Electric Power Supply Association
29 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
American Business Puts Its Buying Power Behind Affordable Clean Energy
Google, Amazon and Disney are some of America’s largest companies and innovators. They are also some of the largest buyers and users of electricity. That means finding affordable, reliable and cleaner energy is essential to their business success. And they all believe that competitive power markets will help them point their buying power at reducing carbon emissions and putting more renewable energy on the grid. Miranda Ballentine, head of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance, joins Energy Solutions to explain why these iconic brands are speaking up about power markets – and what they need to buy more clean energy.
30 minutes | May 20, 2021
Toward Climate Policy Consensus
How can climate policy support reliable, affordable energy, American business and continued economic growth? New proposals from major U.S. energy and business trade groups show momentum for solutions that balance trade-offs by pointing market competition at decarbonization.In this episode, we talk with officials from the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to explore what’s driving their growing climate focus and the possibilities ahead.
43 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
How Fast Can We Build a Cleaner Electric Grid?
The Biden Administration has announced new carbon emissions targets. But what will it take to decarbonize power generation - and the rest of the economy - and how fast can we get there without breaking the bank or the electric grid? Is a 100% renewable power system possible and what would it cost? How do we encourage the innovation needed to build the grid of the future? E3's Arne Olson shares research on the costs and benefits of various clean energy policy approaches such as carbon pricing or a clean energy standard. Then, you'll hear how the energy development firm Competitive Power Ventures is planning to build and invest in lower-carbon resources while providing cost-effective reliable electricity today.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2021