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Interviewed on National Public Radio – the future of Solar

This week I was interviewed by Warren Olney on his National Public Radio (NPR) show “To The Point” about the future of solar. The other guests on the show were: Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas and Head of Policy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Eric Wessof, Senior Analyst, Greentech Media Severin Borenstein, Professor of Economics and […]

Keynote at AltCar Expo: 100% Electric Transportation and 100% Solar by 2030

The video of my recent keynote at the 9th annual AltCar expo and conference in Santa Monica, CA, is now available online in its entirety. The keynote was titled “Clean Disruption: Why the U.S. will be using 100% electric transportation and 100% solar power by 2030”. It’s essentially a distillation of my book “Clean Disruption […]

SolarPVTV Visionary Discussion Panel at Solar Power Int’l Las Vegas

Last week I was part of a Visionary Panel discussion at the Solar Power International conference in Las Vegas. Moderated by Jigar Shah (Founder of SunEdison,  1st CEO of Carbon War Room, and author of “Creating Climate Wealth”), the panel kicked off the SolarFuture.today campaign. I was joined by an all-star group of panelists, which […]

September Speaking Around the World

My speaking schedule the first three weeks of September included flying almost 20,000 miles to give two keynotes, two seminars, and filming for one TV show. That’s before the Stanford quarter started Sept 22. Here’s a quick rundown: 1. J.P. Morgan Asia-Pacific Equity Conference in Boston My first stop was at the J.P. Morgan Asia-Pacific […]

Auckland Wynyard Quarter

New Zealand is Anticipating and Leading Market Disruption

I’m excited about working with Callaghan Innovation to teach my “Anticipating and Leading Market Disruption” workshop in New Zealand. Callaghan Innovation administers more than NZ$ 140 million (about USD $118m) in business R&D funding per year, designed to help accelerate innovation by firms in New Zealand. The 1-day workshops will take place in Auckland (Monday, Sept […]

New Zealand and the Clean Disruption of Public and Private Transportation

I recently had the opportunity to give my “Clean Disruption of Public and Private Transportation” talk in Auckland, New Zealand.  A sold-out crowd of 500 people packed the beautiful new Viaduct Events Center in the city’s vibrant Wynyard Quarter. The talk was widely covered in both the mainstream and trade media. The New Zealand Herald, […]

Korea’s TV Chosun: the Clean Disruption and the next industrial revolution

I am featured in TV Chosun’s program about the next industrial revolution. The show, which  aired last night in Korea focuses on Google’s Glass and its self-driving car. The interview took place in late April, so I previewed some of the findings and conclusions of the “Clean Disruption”.  For instance,when they asked me what my message to […]

Tony Seba author of Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation

How to Lose $40 Trillion

IEA: Invest in Conventional Energy The International Energy Agency recently released a report calling for $40 trillion in new investments to meet the world’s energy needs until 2035 [1]. There are three main components in the IEA investment scenario: Oil would get  $13.7 trillion Gas would get $8.8 trillion, and The Power Sector would get […]