Today Will speaks with John Schaeffer, an environmentalist, author, entrepreneur, and founder and president of Real Goods Solar, and joining him is John Perlin, the historian of solar energy. This episode covers the history of solar energy panels, what is does for small towns, it’s relationship with the cannabis industry, what society needs to change in the coming years, and so much more. Listen to learn more!

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TIMESTAMPS:

0:00-10:17 – Introduction & guest’s background

10:18-25:43 – Major things that revolutionized the solar industry

25:44-33:10 – What role does sola energy play today in society?

33:11-36:04 – What’s stopping solar energy from going mainstream?

36:05-38:32 – Who made the first modules delivered to John’s door?

38:33-39:57 – How do the guests see the bitcoin mining industry as an asset class?

39:58-45:19 – Is the use of renewable energy in bitcoin mining inefficient?

45:20-47:15 – How does the process work and why does it use so much energy?

47:16-49:52 – Is that a failure in the mining system?

49:53-52:05 – How to get in contact with John & John?

52:06-54:43 – How important is it to begin transitioning?

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