The Climate Champions
Patty Durand, President & CEO, Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) - Episode 68

Patty Durand, President & CEO, Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) - Episode 68

July 6, 2020

Patty Durand, President & CEO, Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SGCC); a consumer-focused non-profit promoting, among all US stakeholders, the understanding and benefits of a consumer-safe, consumer-friendly, smart modernized electrical system.

Ron Pernick, Founder/Managing Director, Clean Edge & Co-Author of The Clean Tech Revolution and Clean Tech Nation - Episode 67

Ron Pernick, Founder/Managing Director, Clean Edge & Co-Author of The Clean Tech Revolution and Clean Tech Nation - Episode 67

June 30, 2020

Ron Pernick, co-author of The Clean Tech Revolution and Clean Tech Nation, founder/managing director of Clean Edge, a clean-tech research firm offering a suite of stock indexes, benchmarking reports and events, creating a clean-energy, low-carbon economy.

Jorge Elizondo, Engineer & Microgrid Technology Visionary, Heila Technologies - Episode 66

Jorge Elizondo, Engineer & Microgrid Technology Visionary, Heila Technologies - Episode 66

June 26, 2020

Jorge Elizondo, engineer at Heila Technologies, leads the technical vision of enabling the grid of tomorrow by with renewable-based microgrids. Heila software powered Stone Edge Farm, a vineyard in Sonoma, California, during the devastating fires in 2017.

Conrad Chase, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Office, Point Load Power - Episode 65

Conrad Chase, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Office, Point Load Power - Episode 65

June 14, 2020

Conrad Chase, co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Point Load Power, unlocks the solar potential of millions of commercial rooftops by following the sun as it moves across the sky; the PV Booster rooftop tracker Double Platinum'd at SPI - check it out!

Hagen Ruff, Co-founder and CEO, Chava Energy and Chava Wind - Episode 64

Hagen Ruff, Co-founder and CEO, Chava Energy and Chava Wind - Episode 64

June 7, 2020

Hagen Ruff, co-founder & CEO of Chava Energy and Chava Wind, sold his Business Intelligence company to Sapient and launched Chava, an energy technology research company, to conduct research in new energy technologies that go beyond conventional paradigms.

Courtney Blodgett, Founder, Yield Positive - Episode 63

Courtney Blodgett, Founder, Yield Positive - Episode 63

May 31, 2020

Courtney Blodgett, Founder of Yield Positive, has worked for more than 15 years on sustainable finance. She was a climate finance advisor to the UN and led the Impact Investing Team at Vulcan, the family office of Paul G. Allen, Microsoft’s co-founder.

Bryce Yonker, Founder, Executive Director & CEO, Grid Forward - Episode 62

Bryce Yonker, Founder, Executive Director & CEO, Grid Forward - Episode 62

May 25, 2020

Bryce Yonker, Founder, Executive Director & CEO of Grid Forward, a non-profit organization that takes a collaborative approach to bring together utilities, solution providers, government agencies, regulators, advocates, and others to create a modern grid.

Terry Oliver, Chief Technology Innovation Officer (retired), The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) - Episode 61

Terry Oliver, Chief Technology Innovation Officer (retired), The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) - Episode 61

May 17, 2020

Terry Oliver was the first Chief Technology Innovation Officer at Bonneville Power Administration where he was honored with BPA's highest award, the Meritorious Service Award. After a fantastic adventure of a career, Terry's is now retired, but not tired.

Jessica Toth, Executive Director, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation - Episode 60

Jessica Toth, Executive Director, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation - Episode 60

May 10, 2020

Jessica Toth, Executive Director at Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, the nonprofit organization that brings environmental solution design, education, and consulting services to businesses and communities at every corner of the San Diego region.

George Ashton III, Managing Director of Strategic Investments, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) - Episode 59

George Ashton III, Managing Director of Strategic Investments, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) - Episode 59

May 3, 2020

George Ashton III, Managing Director of Strategic Investments at LISC, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Founder of Hope Impact Investments, and co-founder of Sol Systems. Forging resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America!