Welcome to this month’s edition of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast, brought to you by the Perpetual Notion Machine. Producers Heather Allen and Nan Fey talk with Chelsea Chandler, Director of Environmental Initiatives at the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters. Back in 2014, the academy published the Climate Forward Report, and have just published […]
In this special pledge drive edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we want to introduce you to a new feature of PNM called the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast. They will be presenting all kinds of topics related to renewable energy. And the show’s producers, Heather Allen and Nan Fey, are our guests. Heather and Nan describe […]
The Perpetual Notion Machine would like to welcome a new monthly feature to our program. The Wisconsin Energy Broadcast is about, well, energy, in all shapes and sizes that’s renewable. And WEB will go beyond the usual scope of science. In tonight’s episode, WEB producers Heather Allen and Nan Fey focus on the MadiSUN Group […]
Are your clothes getting enough work done? Sure, they’re comfortable enough, and you like the way they look. But shouldn’t they be doing… well, more? What if your jacket could do something useful, like charge your cell phone, while you’re walking around town in the sunlight? Marianne Fairbanks is an assistant professor at the University […]
Who knew that solar cells could be woven into fabric of a winter coat? When converted to heat currents, that makes a day in sub-zero temperatures a little more toasty. But a new process has the possibility of making organic solar cells more flexible, as part of the fabric itself, in other words, solar textiles. […]
MADISON (WORT) — While many were preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Public Service Commission approved utility rate increases for Madison Gas & Electric customers. Dylan Brogan reports.