The Carbon Copy

A weekly news show hosted by Stephen Lacey that explains the business and tech trends shaping the energy transition.

We’ve entered a new era of mass deployment of climatetech solutions. How will it play out? The Carbon Copy is a weekly narrative-news show that explains the business and tech trends shaping decarbonization. Each week, host Stephen Lacey digs into the business and technology stories that explain the rise of clean energy, the challenge to fossil fuels, and how the energy system is transforming in dramatic ways.

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We tease out the geopolitical, environmental, and economic case for replacing aluminum PV frames with recycled US steel.

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June 13, 2024
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Investor Andrew Beebe talks AI-fueled geothermal and ‘the edge of the possible’

Beebe thinks AI will unlock more clean, firm power — while also sparking a new era of generative science.

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Jun 11, 2024

A macro view on the state of climate tech

We have the solutions to slash 90% of emissions. Which tech is ready to scale, and which tech is behind schedule?

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Jun 3, 2024
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AI's main constraint: Energy, not chips

As hyperscalers scramble to build new data centers, experts agree that energy is a major bottleneck — but the technologies exist to serve new loads cleanly.

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May 22, 2024
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Musk's extremely hardcore pivot: 'It's astonishing what's happened to Tesla'

Elon Musk doesn’t want to sell cars anymore.

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May 15, 2024
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Can you beat these venture capitalists at our news quiz?

VCs from Energy Impact Partners and Prelude Ventures go head-to-head in a climate tech news quiz. Where do you stack up?

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May 8, 2024
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An influx of EVs. Surging peaks. Can AI help?

The grid may never get an AI superbrain, but a wave of automation is here. Here’s how it can meet new grid challenges.

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Apr 17, 2024
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The rise of heat batteries

Could intermittent renewables, bricks, and heating coils be the solution to industrial decarbonization?

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Apr 9, 2024
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Inside Apple’s failed car program

After a decade of trying to build an autonomous car, Apple finally killed Project Titan. What happened?

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Mar 28, 2024

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