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Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 2 Episode 3

S2 E3: Powering Progress: The Public-Private Partnership with Jen Daloisio Welcome to the third episode of the second season of the ‘Clean Fuels Podcast’ hosted by Alex Horne of Piper Maddox. In this series, we will explore the dynamic CleanTech sector, where we are joined by industry leaders to delve deep into the evolving landscape across North America. Specifically, we focus on Clean Fuels, Hydrogen, and Sustainability markets. Our discussions center on the latest technologies, trends, and the visionary individuals driving change, with a particular emphasis on hiring trends and the influential figures shaping the future of our planet.     In this episode, we are thrilled to have Jen Daloisio, SVP of Corporate Operations with FirstLight Energy. This episode, Jen delves into the various types of organizations and environments within renewables/cleantech, highlighting how entities across the spectrum—public, private, non-profit—play pivotal roles in achieving the planet’s decarbonization goals. Jen also explores the diverse skillsets that thrive in different organizational contexts and discusses the challenges newcomers may face.   ABOUT JEN DALOISIO: Jen Daloisio currently serves as the SVP of Corporate Operations at FirstLight Energy, following an extensive tenure at The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center as CFO and CEO. With a career spanning consulting, the public sector, and renewable energy development, Jen offers valuable insights into the skills and qualities essential for success in various professional settings. She has also made significant contributions through board work and volunteering with organizations such as Greentown Labs, NECEC Institute, and the MA STEM Advisory Council, focusing on workforce development in the climate space, establishing herself as a pioneering force for sustainability in the industry.   You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPV Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222 Youtube > https://youtu.be/IwsrrIfnv0k?si=zH2GROeVadhewMQ0

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27 Feb 2024
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27 Feb 2024
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 2 Episode 2

S2 E2: The CleanTech Career Ladder We are back with episode 2 of the second season of the ‘Clean Fuels Podcast’ hosted by Alex Horne of Piper Maddox. In this series, we will explore the dynamic CleanTech sector, where we are joined by industry leaders to delve deep into the evolving landscape across North America. Specifically, we focus on Clean Fuels, Hydrogen, and Sustainability markets.     This episode is a deep dive into the different steps of someone’s potential career in the CleanTech space. Claire Broido Johnson, Co-Founder and Operating Advisor and Board Member at Sunrock Distributed Generation gives terrific insight into ways to best stand out as a junior person, and what intangibles she and other leaders most look for – and delves into the best resources and tips for executives and potential founders in the space. We give some color into what the sentiment is in the market, and how to best stand out on a resume and interview as well..    ABOUT CLAIRE: Claire is career Leader, Founder, and Advisor in the Renewable Energy and CleanTech industry, currently serving on several boards and supporting dozens of startups in the space with how own consultancy CBJ Energy. She is the founder of SunEdison, who at one point was the largest solar energy services provider in North America; at its height, the company had an asset value of over $10 billion and more than 7,000 employees. She’s also spent time with the Department of Energy, as an advisor to their energy efficiency vertical. Claire has dedicated much of her career now to helping others in the Climate space grow their careers and reach their potential.   USEFUL RESOURCES: https://careers.powerhouse.fund/companieshttps://wrisenergy.org/https://www.womeninrenewables.org/https://newiee.org/  To get in touch with Alex, get in touch at a.horne@pipermaddox.com.   You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPV Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222 Youtube > https://youtu.be/a0pSDK3inEA?si=bAxwCnoufYvt8qnq

31 Jan 2024
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31 Jan 2024
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 2 Episode 1

S2 E1: The Green Shift; Fueling the future Welcome to the first episode of the second season of the ‘Clean Fuels Podcast’ hosted by Alex Horne of Piper Maddox. In this series, we will explore the dynamic CleanTech sector, where we are joined by industry leaders to delve deep into the evolving landscape across North America. Specifically, we focus on Clean Fuels, Hydrogen, and Sustainability markets. Our discussions center on the latest technologies, trends, and the visionary individuals driving change, with a particular emphasis on hiring trends and the influential figures shaping the future of our planet.     In this episode, we are thrilled to have Eric Planey, the CEO at SolaBlock, joining us. Together, we delve into the anticipated trends across the CleanTech industry in 2024, particularly from an investment and growth perspective, focusing on hiring and talent trends.  Eric provides an incredible perspective on ways to transition into the CleanTech space from other sectors – and what soft skills are most in need when growing your career in the space. We talk through expectations and hopes for the year, and provide some resources for people looking to kickstart their career in the space. Eric is a career finance and commercial leader – who made the transition to CleanTech to head up SolaBlock; a startup creating solar capturing building blocks and materials. A cross section between CleanTech and the ConstructionTech space, he’s had a unique journey in building relationships in the space. From the Rust Belt of Ohio, he’s been passionate about creating a more sustainable future for our planet, and has hosted a podcast in the past about topics in the space. Check it out! “Pirates of CleanTech”   You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPV Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222 Youtube > https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6AFhp_PmPf_FBMqW0F3GGJ-5HjJk4tfO&si=TLnsS7MNXFdQRKk9

26 Feb 2023
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26 Feb 2023
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 1 Episode 4

S1 Ep4: Decarbonizing Aviation   ​Welcome to the Clean Fuels Podcast hosted by Ben Greenfield of Piper Maddox, the aim of this four-part series is to shed light on the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable and low-carbon alternative fuel sources. We’ll be exploring innovations in Hydrogen, BioFuels, Novel Nuclear technologies, and other potential forms of alternative energy and storage. We’ll be speaking with in-industry experts to discuss their various applications, benefits, and potential challenges in bringing these products to market.     In Episode 4 of the Clean Fuels Podcast, we’re thrilled to sit down with Tim Cesarek, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at Gevo to discuss low-carbon fuels and decarbonizing aviation. We break down the current state of the Sustainable Aviation Fuels market, and a wide variety of topics including demand drivers, government incentives, and market challenges. Tim Cesarek is the Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at Gevo – a next-generation low-carbon fuels company focused on the development and commercialization of renewable fuels. Prior to his current 5-year tenure at Gevo, he worked for notable businesses such as Enerkem as Vice President of Business Development, Waste Management, and Koch Industries as Managing Director. You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPVAnchor > https://anchor.fm/piper-maddox

11 Dec 2022
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11 Dec 2022
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 1 Episode 3

S1 Ep 3: Decarbonizing heavy industry & manufacturing using clean fuels   ​Welcome to the Clean Fuels Podcast hosted by Ben Greenfield of Piper Maddox, the aim of this four-part series is to shed light on the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable and low-carbon alternative fuel sources. We’ll be exploring innovations in Hydrogen, BioFuels, Novel Nuclear technologies and other potential forms of alternative energy and storage. We’ll be speaking with in-industry experts to discuss their various applications, benefits and potential challenges in bringing these products to market. ​ In Episode 3 of the Clean Fuels Podcast we sit down with our guest Chris Shugart to discuss the topic of decarbonizing heavy industry & manufacturing by using green hydrogen and clean fuels. We break down the reasons hydrogen can be a major solution to decarbonizing heavy industry, collaboration and competition in the hydrogen and clean fuels market, and a holistic overview of the clean fuels & hydrogen market. Chris Shugart serves as Senior Vice President of Operations, and Interim Head of Development at Ambient Fuels. Over the years he has also worked for big industry names such as Rev Renewables and Pattern Energy where he served most recently as Senior Vice President of Operations & Construction. You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPVAnchor > https://anchor.fm/piper-maddox

14 Nov 2022
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14 Nov 2022
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 1 Episode 2

S1 Ep2: The ways we can use clean fuels & hydrogen to decarbonize the grid ​ Welcome to the first episode of the Clean Fuels Podcast hosted by Ben Greenfield of Piper Maddox, the aim of this four-part series is to shed light on the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable and low-carbon alternative fuel sources. We’ll be exploring innovations in Hydrogen, BioFuels, Novel Nuclear technologies and other potential forms of alternative energy and storage. We’ll be speaking with in-industry experts to discuss their various applications, benefits and potential challenges in bringing these products to market.     In Episode 2 of the Clean Fuels Podcast we sit down with our guest Mary Usovicz to discuss the applications and ways we can use clean fuels & hydrogen to decarbonize the grid. We break down the history of the hydrogen market, the reasons it has gained traction of the past few years, and the challenges we will face with fostering a cleaner, more sustainable grid. Mary Usovicz is an independent consultant with a primary focus on the hydrogen and fuels markets. She’s worked with a number of high profile clients such as Avangrid, and First Light Power- she also serves as the Director of Business Development for the UMASS Lowell Emerging Energy Institute. She formerly served as Senior Vice President of Business Development for TRC Companies, and Vice President of External Affairs for Repsol. She is passionate about clean energy, and also hosts her own Podcast with a focus on green hydrogen.​ You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPVAnchor > https://anchor.fm/piper-maddox

11 Oct 2022
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11 Oct 2022
Clean Fuels Podcast: Season 1 Episode 1

S1 Ep1: Exploring the true scope of the clean fuels economy   Welcome to the first episode of the Clean Fuels Podcast hosted by Ben Greenfield of Piper Maddox, the aim of this four-part series is to shed light on the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable and low-carbon alternative fuel sources. We’ll be exploring innovations in Hydrogen, BioFuels, Novel Nuclear technologies and other potential forms of alternative energy and storage. We’ll be speaking with in-industry experts to discuss their various applications, benefits and potential challenges in bringing these products to market. In our inaugural episode, we sit down with our guest Naomi Boness, PhD to discuss a holistic overview of the Clean Fuels & Hydrogen markets. We break down the reasons for the current push for clean fuels, the industry applications, as well as the challenges to deploy clean fuels en mass. Naomi Boness, PhD currently serves as Co-Managing Director for the Stanford Hydrogen Initiative at Stanford University and is an advisor, and board member for various Hydrogen, and Clean Fuels businesses. She has a PhD in Geophysics from Stanford University, a Masters of Science in Geological Sciences from Indiana University, and a Bachelors of Science in Geophysics and Seismology from the University of Leeds. She is passionate about clean energy, and her work at Stanford is aimed to foster new tech innovations in the clean fuels and hydrogen spaces. You can also listen to the Clean Fuels podcast on the below platforms:Apple > https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clean-fuels-podcast/id1649553222Spotify > https://open.spotify.com/show/69TS4ekYNMyYh32JmGxwPVAnchor > https://anchor.fm/piper-maddox

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