Podcast

Empowering Female-Led Solar Businesses in Africa & DER Aggregation | Isabelle Christensen of Doosan GridTech

The Green Light In this episode of The Green Light, we speak with an Astro scientist, economist, electrical engineer, renewable energy veteran, NASA ambassador & social entrepreneur. These are just a few ways to describe our guest, Isabelle Christensen, BSEE, Ph.D. of Doosan GridTech. Catherine speaks with Isabelle about Doosan GridTech’s distributed energy resources aggregation…
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Overcoming the SHEcession & Investing in Women Entrepreneurs | Alice Myerhoff of How Women Lead

The Green Light Did you know that women founders generate 1.5x more revenue than male founders, according to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG)? However, women only receive 2% of venture capital funding despite making up 42% of all entrepreneurs. Investing in women leaders would also return $4.4 trillion to the economy, according to Morgan Stanley’s…
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BlueWave Solar & The Triple Bottom Line | Trevor Hardy & Safiyyah Khan of BlueWave Solar

The Green Light What can your company learn from BlueWave Solar, which has been ranked alongside Patagonia as one of the most impactful companies in the world? From their B Corp status to their own initiative against racism and hate, BlueWave Solar is taking matters into their own hands and paving a path forward, towards…
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Solar Sisters of the Traveling Hard Hat | Liz Lachowitzer of Mortenson

The Green Light How have diversity programs affected the cleantech industry? What organizations are expanding the conversation around equity and inclusion? In this episode, we speak with Liz Lachowitzer of Mortenson, as she reflects on her newly launched program, ‘Sisters of the Traveling Hard Hat’, which was designed to spotlight women who are leading and…
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How Lightsource bp Doubled its Development Pipeline & Ensured Diverse Hiring During a Rapid Expansion | Emilie Wangerman of Lightsource bp

The Green Light In this episode, Catherine speaks with Emilie Wangerman, Senior Vice President & Head of Business Development and M&A at Lightsource bp. Discussing how the company was able to double its solar power project development pipeline by supporting bp in acquiring an additional 9 GW pipeline of projects from 7X Energy, Inc. Spread…
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Electrifying the Navajo Nation with Hydrogen, Wind & Solar | Dory Peters of Big Navajo Energy & William McCabe of Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

The Green Light What role does hydrogen play in a fully decarbonized, electrified future for all? This is a question the Navajo Nation and its leaders have been increasingly focused on. This week, Catherine discusses the recent hydrogen project with Dory Peters of Big Navajo Energy & William McCabe of Navajo Nation Oil and Gas…
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The Largest Onshore Wind Project & What it Takes to Succeed in Origination & Project Development | Jennifer Goodwillie & Melissa Peterson of Orsted

The Green Light This week on The Green Light, Catherine is joined by the award-winning brains behind the largest onshore wind project to date – Orsted VP of Development, Jennifer Goodwillie & VP of Origination and Power Marketing, Melissa Peterson. The female duo shares the exciting details behind the 367 MW wind project in Texas…
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Breaking Ground in DER Monetization & Male Mentorship | Dana Guernsey of Voltus

The Green Light In this Green Light episode, Catherine is joined by the Chief Product Officer of Voltus, Dana Guernsey. Voltus became the first DER monetization platform to be interconnected to every wholesale market in North America, all while increasing their female staff from 20% to 40%. Dana shares insights on her recent big-box retailer…
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