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Race to Net Zero

 


Welcome to Race to Net Zero.

Hosted by John Failla, Smart Energy Decisions Founder.

Made in partnership with NRG Energy


Race to Net Zero is a six-episode series by NRG and Smart Energy Decisions featuring conversations with energy experts and businesses who have committed to net-zero carbon emissions. Throughout the series, host John Failla will interview industry experts and share actionable energy measures your business can implement and carbon reduction success stories to help you on your race to net zero. If you’re interested in taking a deeper dive into the topics discussed and learn more about where your peers are on their journeys, download the 2022 State of Decarbonization report at nrg.com/zero.

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Episode 5: Choosing action: NRG's journey to net-zero

Airdate: November 8th, 2022

Guests: Jeanne-Mey Sun, Vice President of Sustainability at NRG Energy


The Race to Net-Zero podcast is a six-episode series featuring conversations with energy experts and businesses who have committed to net-zero carbon emissions. In this episode, host John Failla introduces Jeanne-Mey Sun, Vice President of Sustainability at NRG Energy. They discuss the depth of NRG’s work in sustainability, as evidenced by NRG’s comprehensive 2021 sustainability report published this summer.
 Listen in to learn more.  

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Episode 4: It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon: Challenges to net-zero

Airdate: October 25th, 2022

Guests: Kevin Arritt, Director of Renewable Strategy and Advisory for NRG
Greg Kandankulam, Director of Sustainability Advisory for NRG

The Race to Net Zero podcast is a six-episode series featuring conversations with energy experts and businesses who have committed to net-zero carbon emissions. In this episode, host John Failla introduces Kevin Arritt, Director of Renewable Strategy and Advisory for NRG, and Greg Kandankulam, Director of Sustainability Advisory for NRG. They discuss their perspectives concerning current hurdles on the path to net-zero and what tools are available for large energy customers to build a customized approach. Listen in to learn more.  

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Episode 3: Making your move: The evolution of renewable energy 

Airdate: October 11th, 2022

Guests: Chris Pennington,  Iron Mountain Data Centers
Tracy Ross, NRG Energy 

The Race to Net Zero podcast is a special, six-episode series centered around your net-zero journey. Host John Failla introduces Chris Pennington, Director of Energy and Sustainability at Iron Mountain Data Centers, and Tracy Ross, Vice President of Sales, West Region at NRG Energy as they share how the renewable energy market is shifting with the adoption of cutting-edge technologies, new solutions, and a more customized approach to reaching net-zero emissions. Listen in to learn more.  

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Episode 2: Outlining your journey: Houston's landmark Climate Action Plan

Airdate: September 27th, 2022

Guests: Priya Zachariah, City of Houston
Greg Kandankulam, NRG

In this episode, host John Failla sits down with Priya Zachariah, Chief Resilience and Sustainability Officer for the City of Houston, and Greg Kandankulam, Director of Sustainability Advisory at NRG. They discuss the importance of the sustainability goal-setting process and programs the city of Houston has implemented to achieve its ambitious public commitments. Listen in to learn more.  

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Episode 1: The Starting Point: Key Drivers of the Net Zero Movement

Airdate: September 13th, 2022

Guests: Lynda Clemmons, Vice President of Sustainable Solutions at NRG Energy

The Race to Net Zero podcast is a unique, six-episode series centered around your net-zero journey. In this premiere episode, host John Failla introduces Lynda Clemmons, Vice President of Sustainable Solutions at NRG Energy. Smart Energy Decisions is thrilled to partner with NRG on this extraordinary educational project for the industry. Listen in to learn more.  

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