About the Podcast
The Rise Up podcast brings real-time, relevant energy and policy information to Midwest stakeholders. Episodes share opinions, recent news, engaging interviews, relevant resources, strategies, Midwest success stories, and actions you can take.
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Season 4 Episode 8 – Critical Mineral Mining
Critical Mineral Mining Subscribe:Host:Nick Hylla, MREA Executive...
Season 4 Episode 7 – Pathways to 100%
Pathways to 100% Subscribe:Host:Nick Hylla, MREA Executive...
Season 4 Episode 6 – Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
Small Modular Nuclear ReactorsSubscribe:Host:Nick Hylla, MREA...
2022 Energy Fair Workshops Preview – Feat. Voices of The Just Energy Transition
Rise Up’s season 3 finale is a special episode highlighting some of the great speakers and...
Tribal Power Utilities – Feat. Robert Blake, John Farrell, & Ellen Barlas
On this episode of the Rise Up podcast, we feature a double interview with 2022 Energy Fair...
Soulardarity & Community Solar
When the streetlights were removed from their community, Shimekia Nichols and her fellow citizens...
Pay As You Save® – Feat. Drs. Holmes Hummel & Anthony Kinslow II
What role does inclusive financing play in ensuring the transition to clean energy is accessible...
Michigan Saves – Featuring Mary Templeton
How can innovative financing incentivize private investment and accelerate the transition to clean...
Climate and Equitable Jobs Act – Featuring John Delurey
What happens when a strong coalition engages energy stakeholders and works tirelessly to chart an...
Season 1 Episodes
Energy Equity – Featuring NAACP’s Denise Abdul-Rahman
How do we achieve a more equitable energy economy? If you ask Denise Abdul-Rahman with the NAACP,...
Beyond Coal – Featuring Sierra Club’s Laura Lane & Ryan Hidden
Did you know that uneconomical coal plants in the Midwest are costing you, the ratepayer, millions...
Local Energy Influence – Featuring SOPEC’s Mathew Roberts
How can your community gain influence over how your energy dollars are spent? It’s not easy. In...
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