Tag Archive: Clean Energy

Jul 03 2015

SOLAR IMPULSE: LIVE: Solar Impulse Airplane – In Flight from Nagoya to Hawaii 2 Updated

The solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 was forced to land at Nagoya in Japan, but has once again lifted off and is now on its way to Hawaii. Endeavoring to reach Hawaii from Japan to encourage the use of clean technologies, the solar powered aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg attempts the longest exploration …

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May 23 2015

Vortex Bladeless: Bladeless Wind Generator

A technological leap forward and a revolution in wind energy according to the company Vortex. A more efficient, cost-effective and environmental friendly way to produce energy.  

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May 03 2015

ARPA-E: Future Energy Pitching Session

This pitching session features seven (7) technology startups presenting to a panel of top venture capital investors. Investors provide feedback and actionable advice to the presenters, and the audience members vote for their favorite startup. Moderator: Graham Lawlor, Founder, Ultra Light Startups Colleen Calhoun, Senior Executive Director, GE Energy Ventures Cody Nystrom, Managing Director, SJF …

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May 02 2015

Tesla Motors: Elon Musk Debuts the Tesla Powerwall

Tesla Powerwall Keynote by Elon Musk “The Missing Piece”. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced the Powerwall, a wall-mounted rechargeable lithium ion battery.  

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Nov 28 2014

MilkenInstitute: Energy | Powering the Green Economy

California leads the nation in energy-efficiency standards, thanks to legislation that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emission levels by 2020 through smarter energy use and adopting renewable technologies. How is the cap-and-trade program performing in cutting emissions and generating revenue? What’s our track record in implementing solar, wind and other forms of renewables? Is additional …

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Nov 12 2014

Harvard Podcasts Channel: Energy Policy for Our Future World, Hosted by the Harvard University Club of Houston

   

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Oct 18 2014

ARPA-E: Engineering Innovative New Biofuels

ARPA-E’s PETRO program was created to supply the transportation sector with plant-derived fuels that are cost-competitive with petroleum and don’t affect U.S. food supply. This video highlights the role that ARPA-E has played in connecting traditionally distinct research areas to inform the research and development efforts of PETRO project teams. Specifically, it highlights how the …

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Sep 26 2014

LSE Public Lectures and Events: Energy and Growth: Facts and Consequences

Speaker(s): Professor Michael Greenstone, Dr Kaikaus Ahmad, Dr Mohammad Irfan Elahi, Sanjay Kumar Singh Chair: Professor Robin Burgess Recorded on 24 September 2014 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building. Economic growth depends critically on access to reliable energy. However, in much of the world, connectivity remains low, supply in connected areas is unreliable, and, …

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Sep 14 2014

World Economic Forum: Philippines 2014 | Climate Smart Growth

How can government and business leaders prepare for a climate-resilient future? Dimensions to be addressed: – Capturing the opportunities for energy decarbonization – Catalysing climate-resilient investment: making it happen – Promoting liveable cities for future competitiveness Yolanda Kakabadse, President, WWF International, Switzerland; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia Dong Kwan Kim, Managing …

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Sep 01 2014

Oxford University: Fuel cells inspired by nature

Alternative energy sources don’t yet pack the desired punch – but researchers in Oxford, funded by the EPSRC and the BBSRC, are changing that by developing fuel cells inspired by nature.  

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Jul 23 2014

The University of Chicago: Panel Discussion | Clean Energy 2030 | Building a Sustainable Future

Twice a year, the University of Chicago offers the Joint Speaker Series for members of the University, Argonne, and Fermilab communities to foster new interactions. The program provides a setting for all three communities to gather informally around topic areas outside of standard specialties. The eighth program in the series, “Clean Energy 2030: Building a …

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Jul 23 2014

The University of Chicago: Clean Energy 2030 | Building a Sustainable Future

Three prominent Argonne National Laboratory scientists and a University of Chicago economist discuss the future of clean energy. The video premiered at the UChicago/Argonne/Fermilab Joint Speaker Series event, “Clean Energy 2030: Building a Sustainable Future,” held at Argonne on December 4, 2013. Interview subjects include George Crabtree, senior scientist, distinguished fellow, and associate division director, …

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Jul 13 2014

Altaerosenergies: The Altaeros BAT High-altitude wind power

High-altitude wind power (HAWP) harness the power of winds high in the sky by use of tether and cable technology, via airborne windpower tubines. To possibly make use of the very powerfull jet streams that travels around the Earth. In this video, the company Altaeros Energies announce their demonstration of its BAT (Buoyant Airborne Turbine) …

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Jul 09 2014

University of Colorado Boulder: Recycle CO2 into a Fuel using Sunlight

Design organic photocatalyst to chemically recycle carbon dioxide (CO2) into a liquid fuel (methanol) using sunlight to power our future!  

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May 29 2014

Panel Discussion: Six Degrees of Innovation: Investing in Green Technology

A panel discussion between Professor Richard Templer, Chris Hewett and Jan-Peter Onstwedder, chaired by Professor Michael Mainelli. The panellists start by examining the role of different sectors in green investment, and looking at the problems caused by political instability, a short-termist and excessively complex financial system, and difficulties in scaling up from prototypes to more …

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Apr 27 2014

Michael Wara: The Case for a Carbon Tax as US Climate Policy

Michael Wara & John Weyant discuss the cost-effectivness, durablilty and environmental effectivness of US climate policy while focusing on a tax on carbon emissions. Hosted by Stanford University.  

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Feb 20 2014

Berkeley Team Producing Energy from Ocean Waves

Ocean waves and tidal currents are one of the most untapped and important, clean, cheap, rich, and reliable sources of renewable energy on the earth. UC Berkeley professor Reza Alam and his team at the TAF Lab (Theoretical & Applied Fluid Dynamics Laboratory) have developed a “wave carpet” which can extract the energy of ocean …

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Feb 19 2014

University of Chicago: Clean Energy 2030: Building a Sustainable Future

Twice a year, the University of Chicago offers the Joint Speaker Series for members of the University, Argonne, and Fermilab communities to foster new interactions. The program provides a setting for all three communities to gather informally around topic areas outside of standard specialties. The eighth program in the series, “Clean Energy 2030: Building a …

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Dec 25 2013

Saul Griffith: High-altitude wind energy from kites!

FILMED FEB 2009 • POSTED MAR 2009 • TED2009 In this brief talk, Saul Griffith unveils the invention his new company Makani Power has been working on: giant kite turbines that create surprising amounts of clean, renewable energy.

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Nov 20 2013

Discussion: How Do We Finance Energy Projects for the Future?

Featuring Kristina M. Johnson, Christopher M. Hyzy, James E. Rogers, and Robert J. Gruendel Kristina M. Johnson is founder and CEO of Enduring Hydro Christopher M. Hyzy is managing director and chief investment officer at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management James E. Rogers is chairman, president, and CEO of Duke Energy Robert …

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