How to Bring Solar Energy to Seven Billion People

April 6, 2009 Science at the Theater talk:
By exploiting the powers of nanotechnology and taking advantage of non-toxic, Earth-abundant materials, Berkeley Lab’s Cyrus Wadia has fabricated new solar cell devices that have the potential to be several orders of magnitude less expensive than conventional solar cells.

And by mastering the chemistry of these materials—and the economics of solar energy—he envisions bringing electricity to the 1.2 billion people now living without it.

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Renewable energy in New Mexico

Talking renewable energy and green collar jobs with David Griscom from Regional Development Corporation.

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Helix Wind Turbine


Helix Wind Turbine

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Small Wind Electric Systems

A Colorado Consumer’s Guide published by the US Department of Energy.

This 27 page guide is a great introduction to small wind electric systems.

Published December 2006.

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Fusion Power – Can we make a Star on Earth?


Play all six videos
Is fusion power a realistic option in the near future?
Professor Brian Cox takes a global journey in search of the current development of fusion power.
He is granted extraordinary access to the biggest and most ambitious fusion experiments on the planet.

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Energy Retrofit from David Johnston

David Johnston explains the benefits of Energy Retrofits.


For more info vist, www.greenbuilding.com

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What are clean-energy jobs?

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently published a report detailing the nation’s clean-energy economy, providing the first-ever hard count across all 50 states of environmentally friendly jobs, businesses, and investments.

The Pew Charitable Trusts defines clean-energy jobs as those related to:

  • expanding clean energy production
  • increasing energy efficiency
  • reducing greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and pollution
  • conserving water and other natural resources
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Green Jobs for a Green Future


Van Jones from the White House Council of Environmental Quality visits a local work site that gives us a glimpse of the clean energy economy that’s on the way. Green roofing is just one of the countless green job opportunities that will emerge from President Obama’s comprehensive energy policy.

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What will a renewable energy economy look like?

If it moves towards renewable, sustainable, clean forms of energy production, what will the Kansas economy look like?

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Solar hydrogen home Michael Strizki


The First Solar/ Hydrogen House located in Hopewell New Jersey

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