The Edison of our Age: Stan Ovshinsky and the Future of Energy [Video Interview Part 1]

October 14 2008 / by joelg / In association with Future
Category: Energy   Year: 2008   Rating: 4 Hot

By Joel Greenberg

If you had an opportunity to sit down and interview Thomas Edison, what would you ask him? That’s a similar position I found myself in at the recent NanoTX’08 conference in Dallas, TX. I asked Stanford Ovshinsky, founder of Energy Conversion Devices and Ovshinsky Innovations to sit down with me after he gave a keynote where we discussed, among other things, his plans for a 1 Gigawatt solar power plant that would produce electricity more cheaply than a coal fired plant.

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