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no shortage of renewable energy resources. North Dakota has
enough wind to supply 35% of the total U.S. electricity demand. Yet we
are still spending $100+ Billion on imported oil. We need to pay attention.
New energy technologies based on indigenous, self-renewing resources will
help keep these dollars at home to strengthen the economy and create new
jobs. Meet the people and tour the facilities of the National Laboratories
here in Golden, CO.
|Ford, 100 Years Old Heading for a Sustainable 200
"Companies still standing 10, 20, 30 years from now will be those companies that get the sustainability agenda right," says Niel Golightly, Ford Motor's Director of Sustainable Business Strategies. Bud McGrath, Executive Director of CORE and Treasure, Graham Russell question Niel about Ford's direction and seeing if it is sustainable. Short-term and legacy issues still persist. LISTEN 3/6/2006
|Related Links: CORE Summit page - Ford Hybrids - Renewable Energy Channel - CORE Event Photos
|Sun, Expecting 12 to 15 Year Desktop Life Cycles
"It's really time for the IT industry to grow up," says Bill Vass, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Sun Microsystems. Bill was the luncheon keynote speaker at CORE's first annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit. He focused on the challenges of disposable IT products and pointed out that Google uses about 100 million kilowatt hours of power. Energy is not in the CIO budget. LISTEN 3/06/2006
|Related Links: Sun Microsystems - CORE Coming Programs
|Challenges and Opportunities for Green Investing
It will take a public sector and private sector partnership to achieve the next level of success in the clean energy field. John Casesa, First Vice President, Merrill Lynch points out that the, “Horse has already left the barn. And consumers want this technology. There’s no turning back now.” John was a keynote speaker at the Sustainability Opportunities Summit - "A Call to Sustainable Action: Energy, Security and Climate Change". Political tempers could rise in 2007- a hot year ahead. LISTEN 2/27/2006
|Related Links: CORE Home page - Merrill Lynch - Renewable Energy Channel
Extraordinary Admiral Truly Retires from NREL
How does he think? What makes him tick? Why did he become and achieve
so many things that most only dream of? Admiral
Richard Truly, fighter pilot, former astronaut, Georgia
Tech student (then leader), and recently retired Director of NREL
shares his story in this “Profile of a Leader” with Larry
& Pat. This was recorded at his NREL office about 2 years ago.
|Stephen Timms Looks at Renewable Energy - 11/08/04
In the United Kingdom there are big hurdles to overcome, points out Stephen Timms, MP and Minister of Energy for the UK. Building confidence, broadening the renewables portfolio and overcoming resistance are keys. His boss, British Prime Minister Tony Blair is determined to address the threat of global warming. Complete Transcript Here
SOLAR Into The Mainstream – BP
At the World Renewable Energy Congress, John Mogford,
Group Vice President Renewables and Alternatives at BP delivered a powerful
speech about some very important topics including “Profitability Plus Sustainability”,
“The Solar Industry”, “Priorities for Policy-Makers”, “What BP Plans to
Do”. Complete Transcript.
NREL: Tech Transfer Success Stories
Tech Transfer Team of NREL supports the Mission of “Realize
the Value of Public Investment.PART
1 >” Listen to them explain how it’s done for everyone
to see. Tom Williams, Bobi Garrett, Walter Copan, Marty Murphy, George
Douglas explain how the barriers to use are overcome by leveraging
NREL Way to Bring it to Market >
to Renewable Challenges - NREL >
Energy – Fact or Fiction?
& Pat Nelson of w3w3® Media Network join Robert Schwab, business
editor of the Colorado
BIZ Magazine at the NREL
offices with Director, Admiral Richard Truly for part-2
of an in-depth interview about the National Lab's challenges and triumphs.
Schwab, business editor for Colorado BIZ magazine teamed up with
Larry & Pat Nelson of the w3w3® Media Network to get
the latest update on NREL. Admiral
Richard Truly, Director of the Department of Energy's National
Renewable Energy Laboratory surprised everyone with his look at
the present and view of the future.
J. Noun, Dir. Communications & Public Affairs NREL
- A Colorado Treasure Celebrating 25 Years of Research Excellence
When we finished this tour we were over-whelmed with the achievements
and advancements they have made.
Flowers, PE and Team Leader of International Affairs at NWTC
the National Wind Technology Center.
You may be surprised to learn, as we were, that Wind is one of the biggest
success stories in the Renewable Energy collection!
- 25 Years In A Day
"The future is infinitely more important than the past."
Admiral Truly, director of NREL, was delighted to announce that three
technologies developed at NREL received R&D 100 Awards.
RENEWABLE ENERGY: The answer
is riding the wind...Today we're touring the National Wind Technology
Center, the world's largest most sophisticated test center for wind.
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