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Energy Insiders Podcast: Coalswarm – Tracking coal plants by satellite

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Coalswarm is an anti-coal NGO that is using satellite technology to keep track of coal generators across the world. We interview founder and director Ted Nace.

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In light of the IPCC report that came out last week – and was summarily dismissed by Australia’s Coalition government, we talked to Ted Nace, the author of Gangs of America (about the rise of corporate power), and the NGO he founded and directs, Coalswarm.

Nace takes us through this fascinating account of how the NGO is using satellite technology to keep track of coal generators around the world, a data-base that has become invaluable for campaigners and investors alike.

And, we review the week’s news – including the Coalition’s idiotic response to the IPCC report, the push-back by big energy against small solar, and why we can at least be happy that AEMO has a plan – the Integrated System Plan – to help transform the grid,

You can find this and prior episodes of Energy Insiders here, along with episodes from Solar Insiders and our EV-focused podcast, The Driven.

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