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Your weekly dose of sunshine! The Solar Coaster is a weekly radio show from Maui Hawaii dealing with all things in the renewable energy space. Jump on and come for the ride to the future of all things energy related!

Your weekly dose of sunshine! The Solar Coaster is a weekly radio show from Maui Hawaii dealing with all things in the renewable energy space. Jump on and come for the ride to the future of all things energy related!
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Your weekly dose of sunshine! The Solar Coaster is a weekly radio show from Maui Hawaii dealing with all things in the renewable energy space. Jump on and come for the ride to the future of all things energy related!

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English


Episodes

Solar Coaster - 78 - Talking Renewable Energy With Elle Cochran

11/3/2018
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Josh & Jay sit down with Mayoral Candidate Elle Cochran to discuss renewable energy across the globe, and how Maui is now front and center in our energy transition.

Duration:00:53:39

Solar Coaster - 76 - Getting Acquainted With SEPA

11/3/2018
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SEPA, The Smart Electric Power Alliance, is an organization that provides the renewable energies industry with research on both technologies and policy in order to spread the adoption of renewables and ease the transition to a cleaner energy sector. Josh and Jay sit down with a number of SEPA representatives to discuss their particular areas of focus.

Duration:00:53:52

Solar Coaster - 75 - Solar Edge Interview With Lior Handlesman

10/31/2018
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Josh and Jay sit down at SPI 2018 with Lior Handlesman, Founder of SolarEdge, to hear all the updates planned for 2019 including a linear hot water heater, EV charging optimization, smart energy storage and more.

Duration:00:53:49

Solar Coaster - 74 - Sonnen ecoLinx

10/5/2018
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Our first in a series of SPI interviews. This week we talk with Sonnen about their newly launched ecoLinx system which takes solar and battery storage into a whole new realm of home automation and configurability.

Duration:00:53:50

Solar Coaster - 73 - EcoShip At SPI

9/28/2018
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The Solar Coaster presents the EcoShip project as a discussion topic at Solar Power International during North American Smart Energy Week 2018. Join us, along with Remy Millot, Project Coordinator for EcoShip, Boris Von Bormann, CEO of Renu Ventures and Michael Intrieri, CEO of SunDrum Solar, for an examination of the EcoShip, and where and why it's technologies need to be created and applied.

Duration:00:53:36

Solar Coaster - 72 - Electric Vehicles Now

9/28/2018
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Josh and Jay make the rounds at all the automobile dealers in town, and surprisingly find a lot of advocates working in the industry!

Duration:00:53:50

Solar Coaster - Episode 71 - The Big Energy Picture with DJ Alemayehu of Samuel Engineering

9/14/2018
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Josh and Jay sit down with DJ Alamayehu of Samuel Engineering for a deep conversation about utility scale renewables and the long view on future progress.

Duration:00:53:10

Solar Coaster - Episode 70 - SimpliPhi Power - with CEO Catherine Von Burg

9/10/2018
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How can communities and residents prepare for & recover from increasingly common extreme weather events while simultaneously realizing day to day cost savings? CEO & President of SimpliPhi Power, Catherine Von Burg speaks to this on this week's Solar Coaster radio show. She will be speaking about the value of non-toxic, reliable & long-lasting energy storage.

Duration:00:53:43

Solar Coaster - Episode 67 - Maui's Energy Future with Mike Victorino

8/25/2018
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Josh and Jay sit down with Councilman Mike Victorino, fresh off his mayoral primary win, to discuss the energy news of the day, and to find out what the Councilman sees for Maui's energy future.

Duration:00:53:45

Solar Coaster - Episode 66 - Who Needs A Solar Battery?, Part 3 with Michael Riley of HNU Energy

8/25/2018
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The third and final chapter in our epic journey through in-home solar batteries, and where and why they make sense in our energy future. Special guest Michael Riley from HNU energy walks us through the Hive energy storage system.

Duration:00:53:43

Solar Coaster - Episode 65 - Who Needs A Solar Battery?, Part 2

8/25/2018
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The second part of our three part mini-series examining the myriad solar battery products available, and how, and where, they make sense in our lives.

Duration:00:53:51

Solar Coaster - Episode 64 - Who Needs A Solar Battery? - Part 1

8/25/2018
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In the first of a three part mini-series, Josh and Jay examine some of the many solar battery products available, and how they fit into our lives.

Duration:00:53:42

Solar Coaster - Episode 63 - Walter Enomoto and Hawaii Energy's New Programs

8/25/2018
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Josh and Jay learn all about the new programs from Hawaii Energy, and why those "big box store LED lights" can be so cheap!!! Save money and the world with Hawaii Energy's new programs.

Duration:00:53:44

Solar Coaster - Episode 62 - 'Do Renewables Make Financial Sense', a CFO's perspective

8/25/2018
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Russel Adkins, CFO of Maui Brewing Company, takes us through the numbers to see if Maui Brewing co's big bet on renewables really makes financial sense.

Duration:00:53:43

Solar Coaster - Episode 61 - MECO, Molokai and road to 100% renewables

7/8/2018
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Josh and Jay take you on a tour of MECO (Maui Electric Company)facilities on the island of Molokai, one of the most progressive but at risk grids in the world. Together with Greg Kresgy, MECO's Director of Renewable Energy, they explore how the utility is leading the way with innovative equipment and programs focused on supporting and cooperating with the community.

Duration:00:53:44

Solar Coaster - Episode 60 - Andrew Yakub of Rayton Solar

7/8/2018
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Solar Rock Star Andrew Yakub, founder of Rayton Solar, talks about how to use PARTICLE ACCELERATORS to bring efficiencies to the manufacture of solar cells, and how that enables the use of more efficient semiconductor materials that would normally be too expensive for traditional manufacturing techniques.

Duration:00:53:50

Solar Coaster - Episode 59 - SunDrum Deep Dive

7/8/2018
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President and CEO of SunDrum solar makes a surprise appearance on Maui (on business), and Josh and Jay convince him to come by the studio to talk in depth about the various use cases for thermal energy harvesting, and the SunDrum.

Duration:00:53:26

Solar Coaster - Episode 58 - SEPA 2018 Power Player Awards and Why

6/19/2018
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Josh and Jay "meet" with Mike Kruger of SEPA to find out why our very own utility has won a "power player" award for 2018, and what that really means. They also discover along the way some really compelling stories from all over the nation.

Duration:00:54:38

Solar Coaster - Episode 57 - Air Conditioning and Solar

6/8/2018
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Daemon of Jackson Electric talks with Josh and Not Jay (Neil) about how solar energy can be leveraged to negate your air conditioning bill.

Duration:00:54:31

Solar Coaster - Episode 56 - Solar and Real Estate

6/8/2018
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Josh and Jay host website contributor Amy Webb and former Maui Solar Project partner Eddie Alberton for a discussion of how real estate and solar systems have begun to interact on a very fundamental level.

Duration:00:53:53