Archives for Power for the People

Power for the People 12/14/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Maine Solar Policy
Key Discussion Points
a) solar PV policy and industry growth
b) Expected new PUC rules on net metering
c) Maine Committee on Renewable Energy

Guest: Vaughn Woodruff, Committee on Renewable Energy and Insource Renewables, Pittsfield

Power for the People 11/9/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Belfast Energy Committee

Key Discussion Points
a) solar PV PPAs
b) PUC rules on net metering
c) energy committee hints

Guests:
Sadie Lloyd, City of Belfast
Mike Hurley, City Counselor, Belfast

Power for the People 10/12/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: the functions of the office of the Public Advocate

Key Discussion Points
a) net metering
b) the role of the PUC
c) solar PV

Guest: Tim Schneider, Maine Public Advocate

Power for the People 9/14/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: High performance buildings

Key Discussion Points
a) insulation
b) air sealing
c) indoor air quality and devices

Guest: Matt O’Malia, G.O. Logic, Belfast

Power for the People 5/11/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Energy policy`

Program Topic: State energy programs and policies

Key Discussion Points:
a) solar power
b) Efficiency Maine
c) weatherization

Guest: Patrick Woodcock, Director of Governor’s Energy Office

Power for the People 4/13/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Renewable energy

Program Topic: Solar, wind, inverters, and energy storage

Key Discussion Points:
a) solar bill pending in legislature
b) residential wind power
c) storage of renewable energy

Guests by name and affiliation:
Hans Albee, Revision Energy
Chip Means, Pika Energy

Power for the People 3/9/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Solarize programs

Key Discussion Points:
a) group purchase programs for solar PV
b) proposed Maine solar legislation for solar
c) solarize mid-coast program

Guest: Chuck Piper, Sundog Solar, Searsport

Power for the People 2/10/16

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Solarize programs

Key Discussion Points:
a) group purchase programs for solar PV
b) weatherization
c) group solar farms

Guests:
John Reuthe, Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition
Clough Toppan, Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition