Beyond The Meter

 


Welcome to Beyond the Meter. Hosted by John Failla, Smart Energy Decisions Founder.
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Beyond the Meter is made possible by support from Duke Energy Renewables

Season One
Season Preview
Episode 1: Trends in Renewable Energy Procurement
Episode 2: Corporate Deployment of EV Charging Infrastructure
Episode 3: Renewable Energy Sourcing in Higher Education
Episode 4: The Home Depot Sustainability Approach
Episode 5: How Energy Providers Like Duke Are Leading The Way
Episode 6: 
How AT&T’s Corporate Sustainability Pledge Is Coming To Life
 Episode 7: Look Who Switched To Renewables: Sprint’s Journey To Lower Emissions


Trailer: Season preview

Date: 09/09/19

Guests: Craig Noxon, vice president of enterprise sales, REC Solar

Renewable energy is a big topic these days - and it will undoubtedly become a bigger topic as we move further into the 21st century. It’s not just that we want to develop more efficient and environmentally friendly energy solutions, it’s that we must. Our future and the future of our planet depend on it. Read more...

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Episode 1: Renewable Energy Procurement Trends

Date: 09/09/19

Guests: Kyle Harrison, senior associate, corporate sustainability, Bloomberg NEF
Chris Fallon, vice president, Duke Energy Renewables

When considering both the future of the planet and the future of both industry and human thriving worldwide, the renewable energy outlook is of paramount importance. Renewable energy is of vital concern simply because cultures worldwide consume energy as part of everyday life. Read more...

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Episode 2: Corporate Deployment Of EV Charging Infrastructure

Date: 09/09/19

Guests: Rob Threlkeld, global manager - sustainable energy, supply & reliability, General Motors
Craig Noxon, vice president of enterprise sales, REC Solar

Naturally, as any consumer technology becomes available to the public, the supporting infrastructure has to be developed right alongside. That’s the only way it can become widely accepted. But it’s not as easy as “just doing it.” There are many obstacles, financial hurdles, and unforeseen difficulties that have to be overcome. This conversation dives into what’s happening behind the scenes in the electric vehicle industry to deploy EV charging infrastructure across the nation. Read more...

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 Episode 3: Renewable Energy Sourcing In Higher Education

Date: 09/09/19

Guests: Wolfgang Bauer, associate vice president, Michigan State University
Scott Therien, p
roject development manager, REC Solar

The use of renewable energy is becoming more and more common on campuses of higher education across the country - and it’s not surprising. Institutions of higher education are both massive consumers of energy and are in the business of learning and teaching. That combination makes them ideal laboratories for innovation and advancement in the field. Read more...

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 Episode 4: The Home Depot Sustainability Approach

Date: 10/14/19

Guests: Craig D’Arcy, Director- Energy Management at The Home Depot
Craig Noxon, Vice President of Enterprise Sales at REC Solar

One of the high profile corporate renewable energy initiatives in the news recently has been the unveiling of Home Depot’s sustainability goals. Home Depot is among the increasing number of corporations working to make renewables a significant part of their energy procurement strategy. Read more...

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 Episode 5: How Energy Providers Like Duke Are Leading The Way

Date: 10/14/19

Guests: Douglas Esamann, Executive Vice President, Energy Solutions and President, Midwest and Florida Regions
Chris Fallon, Vice President of Duke Energy Renewables

As one of the largest energy providers in the United States, Duke Energy is positioned to make a significant impact on the move toward renewable sources of energy. Duke provides electricity to 7.7 million retail customers in six states. While some might see the renewable energy movement as a threat to a company like Duke, its leadership sees renewable energy as the future of energy providers across the nation. Read more...

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 Episode 6: How AT&T’s Corporate Sustainability Pledge Is Coming To Life

Date: 10/14/19

Guests: Shannon Carroll, Director of Global Environmental Sustainability at AT&T
Scott Macmurdo, Business Development Director - Corporate Accounts at Duke Energy Renewables

More and more companies are making corporate sustainability pledges - and it’s a good thing. Corporations are some of the largest consumers of energy in the world. When these companies take steps to reduce their carbon footprint by procuring their energy from renewable sources, they have a significant impact on the overall environmental issues our world is facing. Read more...

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 Episode 7: Look Who Switched To Renewables: Sprint’s Journey To Lower Emissions

Date: 10/21/19

Guests: Amy Bond, Energy and Sustainability Program Manager, Sprint
Scott Macmurdo, Business Development Director - Corporate Accounts at Duke Energy Renewables

Lower emissions are one of the many goals being set by corporations across the country to reduce their carbon footprint and exercise corporate responsibility. Naturally, every company has its own unique set of hurdles to overcome in setting and attaining such goals. In this conversation Amy Bond, Energy and Sustainability Program Manager at Sprint explains how Sprint started looking into what it could do to procure energy from renewable sources back in 2008, but nothing fit their situation at that time. Fast forward to 2018 and it’s an entirely different story. Read more...

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