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  • mewert@houston.rr.com
    Thanks for pointing this out, Bashir. You can watch it on-line if you missed it like I did. http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/features/special/061122_POWERstruggle/
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      Thanks for pointing this out, Bashir.

      You can watch it on-line if you missed it like I did.

      http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/features/special/061122_POWERstruggle/

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Bashir Syed <bsyed@...>
      Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 0:39 am
      Subject: [hreg] Power Struggle, a Three Part series at Nightly Business
      Report, PBS - Recommended
      To: Michael K Ewert <hreg@yahoogroups.com>

      > Date: Monday, November 27, 2006 7:38 PM
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      > Nightly Business Report . POWER STRUGGLE | PBS www.pbs.org
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      > POWER STRUGGLE
      >
      > Monday, November 27, 2006
      >
      > An NBR Series -- PREMIERES Tuesday, November 28, 2006
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      >
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      > A 3 part series examining alternative energy in America.
      >
      >
      >
      > When crude oil prices soared earlier this year,
      > interest in alternative energy also spiked. More Americans began to
      > ask if alternative sources of energy, like solar and wind power,
      > could help end America's dependence on fossil fuels. In "Power
      > Struggle," NBR Correspondent Stephanie Dhue profiles U.S. companies
      > that have already started investing in alternative energy and finds
      > out if these investments can really fuel America.
      >
      >
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      >
      >
      > The "Power Struggle" Reports:
      >
      > Part 1: Investing in the Alternative
      >
      > a.. Premieres Tuesday, November 28, 2006
      >
      > b.. This report examines investor interest in
      > alternative energy companies and projects. It includes interviews
      > with Gary Conley of SolFocus, Stephan Dolezalek of VantagePoint
      > Venture Partners, and others.
      >
      >
      >
      > Learn More About This Topic:
      >
      >
      >
      > a.. Babcock & Brown
      >
      > The investment firm Babcock & Brown is "one of the
      > largest developers and owners of US wind power." Michael Garland,
      > who heads the firm's Energy Infrastructure Group, is interviewed in
      > Part 1 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > b.. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
      >
      > The EIA is the source of "Official Energy Statistics
      > from the U.S. Government." This links to EIA data and reports about
      > alternative and renewable fuels.
      >
      > c.. General Accounting Office (GAO) (PDF Document)
      >
      > This links to a 2004 GAO report titled, "Renewable
      > Energy: Wind Power's Contribution to Electric Power Generation and
      > Impact on Farms and Rural Communities."
      >
      > d.. The Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy
      > Center (MAREC)
      >
      > MAREC is a research and demonstration center located
      > at Grand Valley State University.
      >
      > e.. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
      >
      > NREL "is the nation's primary laboratory for
      > renewable energy and energy efficiency R&D."
      >
      > f.. SolFocus
      >
      > SolFocus is a solar energy generation technology firm
      > based in Palo Alto, California. SolFocus CEO Gary Conley is
      > interviewed in Part 1 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > g.. Tesla Motors
      >
      > Tesla is a designer and manufacturer of high-
      > performance electric cars. Tesla's Chairman and CEO, Martin
      > Eberhard, is interviewed in Part 1 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > h.. VantagePoint Venture Partners
      >
      > VantagePoint is a venture capital company that
      > includes a practice group focused on clean technologies. The firm's
      > Managing Director, Stephan Dolezalek, is interviewed in Part 1 of
      > Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > *Clicking these external links will take you off the
      > NBR web site on PBS.org. NBR has no affiliation with these sites.
      >
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      >
      >
      >
      > Part 2: Tidal Power
      >
      > a.. Premieres Wednesday, November 29, 2006
      >
      > b.. This report looks at efforts to harness energy
      > from the ocean. It focuses on a tidal power project being built in
      > New York’s East River and includes interviews with Ron Smith of
      > Verdant Power, Roger Bedard of the Electric Power Research
      > Institute, and others.
      >
      >
      >
      > Learn More About This Topic:
      >
      >
      >
      > a.. Alternative Energy News - Hydro Power
      >
      > Alternative Energy News offers information about a
      > variety of alternative energy sources. This links to information
      > the site offers about hydro power.
      >
      > b.. Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
      >
      > EPRI is "an independent, nonprofit center for public
      > interest energy and environmental research." The center's Ocean
      > Energy Leader, Roger Bedard, is interviewed in Part 2 of Stephanie
      > Dhue's report.
      >
      > c.. Foundation for Water and Energy Education (FWEE)
      >
      > FWEE "is committed to providing balanced information
      > regarding the use of water as a renewable energy resource in the
      > Northwest." The website includes information geared to children.
      >
      > d.. National Hydropower Association (NHA)
      >
      > NHA "is a non-profit national association dedicated
      > exclusively to advancing the interests of the hydropower industry."
      > The association's website offers information about hydro power
      > systems and issues.
      >
      > e.. Renewable Energy Access
      >
      > Renewable Energy Access is an internet source for
      > news and information about renewable energy. This links to an
      > article about the East River hydro-turbine project profiled in Part
      > 2 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > f.. Riverkeeper
      >
      > Riverkeeper is an organization dedicated to
      > protecting America's waters. The organization's General Counsel,
      > Robert Goldstein, is interviewed in Part 2 of Stephanie Dhue's
      > report.
      >
      > g.. Verdant Power
      >
      > Verdant is a designer and developer of hydropower
      > systems, including the East River turbine system profiled in Part 2
      > of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > *Clicking these external links will take you off the
      > NBR web site on PBS.org. NBR has no affiliation with these sites.
      >
      >
      >
      > Return to Top
      >
      >
      >
      > Part 3: Solar Power
      >
      > a.. Premieres Thursday, November 30, 2006
      >
      > b.. This report looks at efforts to harness energy
      > from the sun. It focuses on California, which is starting a program
      > to boost energy efficiency, increase renewables, and cap greenhouse
      > gasses. It includes interviews with Sherman Haggerty of Lennar,
      > Dian Grueneich of the California Public Utilities Commission, and
      > others.
      > Learn More About This Topic:
      >
      >
      >
      > a.. Alternative Energy News - Solar Power
      >
      > Alternative Energy News offers information about a
      > variety of alternative energy sources. This links to information
      > the site offers about solar power.
      >
      > b.. California Energy Commission
      >
      > This state government site offers information about
      > California's energy situation.
      >
      > c.. California Manufacturers & Technology Association
      > (CMTA)
      > CMTA represents California's more than 30,000
      > manufacturing companies. The organization's Vice President of
      > Government Relations, Dorothy Rothrock, is interviewed in Part 3 of
      > Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > d.. California Public Utilities Commission
      >
      > This state government site offers additional
      > information about California's energy situation. Commissioner Dian
      > Grueneich is interviewed in Part 3 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > e.. Domaine Carneros
      >
      > Domaine is the Napa winery that invested in solar
      > technology. The company's CEO, Eileen Crane, is interviewed in Part
      > 3 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > f.. Go Solar California
      >
      > California set up this site to offer more information
      > about solar energy and the state's new Solar Incentive program.
      >
      > g.. Lennar Living
      >
      > Lennar Living is the homebuilder's online magazine.
      > This links to information about the Solar Plus homes Lennar is
      > building and selling in California.
      >
      > h.. PowerLight (PDF Document)
      >
      > PowerLight is a designer and developer of solar power
      > systems, including the one that currently powers the Domaine
      > Carneros winery in Napa California. This links to a case study of
      > the Domaine Carneros solar project.
      >
      > i.. Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
      >
      > SEPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to
      > facilitating "the use and integration of solar electric power by
      > utilities, electric service providers, and their customers."
      >
      > j.. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
      >
      > SEIA "is the national trade association of solar
      > energy manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors,
      > installers, architects, consultants, and marketers."
      >
      > k.. Tesla Motors
      >
      > Tesla is a designer and manufacturer of high-
      > performance electric cars. Tesla's Chairman and CEO, Martin
      > Eberhard, is interviewed in Part 3 of Stephanie Dhue's report.
      >
      > l.. U.S. Department of Energy
      >
      > This links to information the Department of Energy
      > offers about solar energy technologies. The site includes
      > subsections focused on concentrating solar power, photovoltaics,
      > solar heating, and solar lighting.
      >
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