13 Jun '11, 7pm

Seeking New Energy to (Re)Focus the Nation

Seeking New Energy to (Re)Focus the Nation

The “Innovators” can learn a lot from the “Storytellers” about how to present discoveries in cool compelling ways that attract investors or partners or politicians to take them seriously. And the “Politicos” can learn a lot from the “Technicians” about, for instance, how the pads that the wind turbines sit on require a certain amount of load-bearing concrete that simply can’t be shipped along small county roads that lead to new wind farm locations. Which then sets up a dynamic, relevant conversation between “Technicians” and “Innovators” to engineer a solution to address the issue of pad materials, the bonding qualities of the materials, the distribution and assembly, etc. – the nuts and bolts of a new energy economy that never make headlines. You see my point.

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/13/seeking-new-...

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