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Episode 82: The State of Solar in 2021 with Adam Browning

Experts Only

This week on Experts Only podcast, host Jon Powers welcomes back Vote Solar CEO Adam Browning for an important discussion including their predictions for the upcoming year with the incoming Biden-Harris Administration and how we can work toward clean energy access for all. Also, hear how you can be more engaged with Vote Solar to help push solar energy policies forward at the state level.

37mins

19 Jan 2021

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Episode 82: Adam Browning

Experts Only

This week on Experts Only podcast, host Jon Powers welcomes back Vote Solar CEO Adam Browning for an important discussion including their predictions for the upcoming year with the incoming Biden-Harris Administration and how we can work toward clean energy access for all. Also, hear how you can be more engaged with Vote Solar to help push solar energy policies forward at the state level.

37mins

19 Jan 2021

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Episode 82: Adam Browning

Experts Only

This week on Experts Only podcast, host Jon Powers welcomes back Vote Solar CEO Adam Browning for an important discussion including their predictions for the upcoming year with the incoming Biden-Harris Administration and how we can work toward clean energy access for all. Also, hear how you can be more engaged with Vote Solar to help push solar energy policies forward at the state level.

37mins

19 Jan 2021

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Ep 128: Adam Browning, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Vote Solar

My Climate Journey

Today's guest is Adam Browning, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Vote Solar. We cover a lot in this episode from Adam’s beginnings to the future of solar in the U.S. We also dive into how solar works and the potential drawbacks of it. Finally, Adam talks in depth about policy advocacy on the local level and how Prop B came to fruition. In today’s episode, we cover:What is Vote Solar and its mission?How Adam found himself at Vote Solar and in climate.The origins of Vote Solar.How the passage of Prop B was a watershed moment in the solar movement in California.Factors driving down the cost of solar energy.The organization’s early mission of making solar cheap.The task of disintermediating the decision-makers to saying ‘yes’ to solar.The history and progress of clean energy compliance and regulations.Vote Solar’s definition of success.Adam’s thoughts on the intermittency problem associated with solar energy.Adam’s views on sustainability challenges with solar panels.How most energy regulation is set at the state-level.Wins Vote Solar has had.Adam’s belief in the need for a Federal clean energy standard.Links to topics discussed in this episode:Vote Solar: https://votesolar.org/Power for All: https://www.powerforall.org/Prop B: https://www.sfgate.com/green/article/S-F-could-be-leader-on-solar-energy-Props-B-2864444.phpBifacial solar panels: https://solarmagazine.com/solar-panels/bifacial-solar-panels/

43mins

26 Oct 2020

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263 - What is the impact of clean energy innovation on society? with Adam Browning [SunCast Clean Energy Summit 2020]

SunCast

We are pleased to release the second part of the Opening Session of our SunCast Clean Energy Summit, which started on April 22nd as a way to grow our community and skills, as well as celebrate #EarthDayTogether. Adam Browning leads Vote Solar's team of advocates, experts and staff working to bring solar to the mainstream across the U.S. Adam co-founded the organization in 2002 after he had so much fun working on a successful local solar ballot initiative that he decided to pursue solar advocacy full-time. We talked about how our industry is becoming the number 1 new generation source of power, the projections on having the dominant market share by 2040-2050 and how our industry organizations support this. Gain access to all the show notes & resources from this episode here You can connect with the host, Nico Johnson, on Twitter, LinkedIn or email Thanks a ton to our podcast sponsors for continuing to help make this content FREE to You! Please check them out and let me know what you think!

35mins

9 Jun 2020

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205 - Vote Solar, Adam Browning

SunCast

205: Adam Browning of Vote Solar Today’s Entrepreneur knows all about the power of voting with your feet!  Since 2002, Vote Solar has been working to make solar affordable and accessible to more Americans, supporting the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with clean energy. Adam Browning and Vote Solar have served a critical role in the rollout of successful state solar policies nationwide. When Adam sat down with me at the Podcast Lounge in Salt Lake City this past September, I wanted to dig into the origin story, and Adam gave me much more. Today you’ll learn the 4 pillars of policy success Vote Solar stands on, the 5 focus areas they’re leaning into, hardest won battles (and States), Adam’s Theory of Change model and his 2050 prediction. If you love this episode, let me know on Twitter, LinkedIn or email! And Let Adam know too! Twitter I hope you’ll take advantage of my current Coaching and SunCast Guild offers - have you checked them out?  Remember you can always find the resources and learn more about today’s guest & recommendations on the SunCast Blog. Thanks to our podcast sponsors for continuing to help make this content free to You! IF you have stuck Commercial Solar projects, you really should consider how they can help: Energetic Insurance and Extensible Energy Learn more by clicking on their respective company links.

55mins

12 Dec 2019

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2020 Solar Policy Hindsight with Adam Browning

The Energy Show

Copyright 2019 - The Energy Show, Barry CinnamonThe United States is a representative democracy. Citizens vote for politicians who, theoretically, advocate for their needs: things like better healthcare, lower taxes, cleaner air, and new technologies such as solar. But one cannot check off the “solar” box on a voting ballot. Instead, we have to vote for elected officials whom we trust will work on solar policy on our behalf.Vote Solar was founded in 2002 by Adam Browning and David Hochschild to bring solar into the mainstream by helping to shape solar policy. Among the policy wins that Vote Solar has achieved includes incentives (tax credits and rebates), modernizing our electric grid, expanding access to solar and storage technologies across all economic sectors, and advocating for solar + storage friendly electric rates.Polls across the U.S. show that solar and renewable energy rate 90% and higher in the minds of voters . The challenge is turning that latent voting power into actual political power. Please Listen Up to this week’s Energy Show as Adam Browning, Vote Solar’s Executive Director, explains how their advocacy efforts have achieved so many solar wins to date — along with the hard work we all have ahead of us as we make solar a mainstream energy source throughout the U.S.

22mins

13 Aug 2019

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Adam Browning, Executive Director at Vote Solar

Experts Only

This week we sit down with Adam Browning, Executive Director of Vote Solar. We explore Vote Solar’s unique role in the marketplace. This conversation is especially timely given the political climate surrounding renewables at the federal level, pending tax reform, and the tariff case before the International Trade Commission.

30mins

19 Dec 2017