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Good Energy Podcast

Finding new ways to power our lives is the key to a brighter future. At the Good Energy podcast, we look at the work happening all around us that will move us forward.

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Good Energy Podcast: Episode 5 – SEIA’s Abby Hopper on Year One of the IRA and the future of solar

Watch now Listen now Episode summary On this episode of the Good Energy podcast, Solar Energy Industries Association president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper stops in to talk about the one-year anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act. SEIA and Hopper were key players in crafting the landmark legislation. She talks about how the ambitious goals…

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Good Energy Podcast: Episode 4 – Barbies, Penguins and Kittens?

Watch now Listen now Episode summary On this episode of Good Energy, we talk about Barbie’s carbon problem and what toymaker Mattel is doing to make it better. And everybody’s favorite Penguin Lady Dyan deNapoli talks about her work rescuing the iconic Antarctic fowl from oil spills and the dangers of rain on the southernmost…

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Electric car charging
Good Energy Podcast: Episode 3 – 2023 Trends for EVs

Watch now Listen now Episode summary Is EV range anxiety a real thing? Is leasing an EV a better deal than buying one? Is there a green way to do the laundry? We answer all these questions and more in this episode of ADT Solar’s Good Energy podcast. We talk with Escalent Market Research’s K.C.…

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Good Energy Podcast Episode 2 – It’s a bird! It’s a man! No, it’s an electric plane!

Watch now on YouTube Listen now Episode summary How does an announcement at this year’s Shanghai Auto Show change the climate change equation? Mallory and Daren talk about what battery manufacturer CATL’s big battery announcement means for the future of aviation and what it might mean for the future of electric vehicles. We also talk…

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Solar farm
Good Energy Podcast: Episode 1 – Turning Trash into Energy

Watch now on YouTube Episode 1: Turning Trash Into Energy Introducing the Good Energy podcast, where we explore sustainable energy advancements and how we can all contribute to a sustainable future. In the first segment, co-hosts Mallory Whitfield and Daren Wang shine a spotlight on the rapidly emerging trend of transforming hazardous former landfill sites…

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Host Bios

Mallory Whitfield is a Senior Digital Strategist and co-host of ADT Solar’s podcast, Good Energy. She holds a B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans. As an Adjunct Professor for Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement, she taught & developed classes on digital marketing and digital content creation. She started writing about eco-friendly products and sustainability issues in 2006.

Daren Wang is Content Strategist focused on climate and the energy transition and co-host of ADT Solar’s podcast, Good Energy. He is the author of the award-winning novel, The Hidden Light of Northern Fires (St. Martin’s Press, 2017) and has a B.A. in Consumer Economics and Housing from Cornell University. His website is

Shae Thomas is a Senior Graphic Designer at ADT Solar and an eco-enthusiast. She received her B.F.A. from Louisiana State University. Since her undergrad days, she’s had a history of designing for environmentally aware projects and companies. Additionally, she operates a beekeeping program in Louisiana to promote bee populations and help educate residents about the positive actions they can take to help the environment.