Black Software with Author Dr. Charlton McIlwain

Our Race & Energy series recently featured author and NYU professor Dr. Charlton McIlwain. Dr. McIlwain joined Pecan Street’s CEO Suzanne Russo for a conversation about his new book, Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, from the Afronet to Black Lives Matter. In Black Software, Dr. McIlwain explores the role and lasting impact that […]

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What’s holding back the energy future we’ve been promised?

Join Pecan Street and a host of experts on March 3 for a discussion of the technology and policy roadblocks to clean energy adoption and how the Biden administration can begin to overcome them. The cost of solar systems and batteries has never been lower. Sophisticated home automation technology allows customers to control every outlet […]

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Understanding the Texas Grid Crisis

Late February was a trying time to be a Texan. The winter storm and ensuing grid crisis left millions of homes and businesses without power and exposed to extreme winter temperatures. In the aftermath, those in the energy sector and beyond have been rushing to understand the Texas grid crisis and how we can prepare […]

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Digital Dirt

Soil carbon sequestration through regenerative farming can increase food production, raise farmer profitability, and drawdown atmospheric carbon. But we currently lack the data necessary to establish robust carbon markets that would support widescale regenerative farming. This conversation with leaders in the fields of artificial intelligence and soil science focused on how AI can unlock the […]

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Building Decarbonization

In the fight to address climate change and decarbonize our economy, we must decarbonize homes and businesses to eliminate building sector emissions. But how? Pecan Street’s 2019 Electric Texas report examined the possibility of converting all residential heating in ERCOT’s service area to electric. Building on that effort, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to […]

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