Power for the People 8/9/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative

-PAREI vision and strategy for grassroots action
-Alternative energy options
-LD 1504 net metering bill vetoed by the Governor

Guest: Peter Adams, PAREI founder and co-director

Power for the People 7/12/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Boothbay peninsula electrical demand reduction project

Key Discussion Points
a) grid demand reduction instead of grid expansion
b) alternative energy and conservation
c) LD 1504 net metering bill vetoed by the Governor

Guest: Rich Silkman, CEO of Competitive Energy Services

Power for the People 6/14/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Solar PV policy in the current legislature

Key Discussion Points
a) net metering
b) proposed PUC rules
c) solar Power Purchase Agreements

Guests:
Chuck Piper, Sundog Solar
Vaughn Woodruff, Insource Renewables
Holly Noyes, Revision Energy

Power for the People 4/12/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Citizens Climate Lobby

Key Discussion Points
a) Climate change
b) Carbon Fee and Dividend
c) renewable energy

Guest: Peter Monro

Power for the People 3/8/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Efficiency projects at Univ of New England
Key Discussion Points
a) LED lighting
b) state incentives through Efficiency Maine
c) building performance controls

Guest: Alethea Cariddi, UNE

Power for the People 1/11/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Alternative Energy

Program Topic: Big picture of federal and state energy policy

Key Discussion Points
a) RGGI Renewable portfolio standards
b) state and federal tax incentives
c) renewable energy portfolio in Maine

Guest: Patrick Woodcock, former director of the Maine Energy Office

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