Ohio's Alternative Energy Townhall from WGTE
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The Northwest Ohio region has a multitude of alternative energy stories to tell, including cutting-edge biomass fuel research being developed and tested at the University of Toledo's College of Engineering, and the activities of the many solar energy firms headquartered in the Toledo area (a legacy of Toledo's history as the nation's major glass manufacturer). In addition, Lake Erie is being considered as the site of a future wind farm to capture prevailing winds across the lower Great Lakes region. Using their BTLS grant to produce a a special episode of ther series, "WGTE Town Hall", the station has produced a uniquely interactive 60 minute Town Hall program that brings attention and open discussion to the issues of energy generation, conservation and distribution. During the program, WGTE took live phone calls, text messages and emails from viewers. The local program was also streamed live on the web where comments were posted by online viewers, and then answered on the air....
Recipient of Beyond the Light Switch's regional public media production grant, fellow PBS station WGTE is also the producer of the Emmy award-winning science series "Plugged-In", a show that explores the development and impact of alternative energy in the Midwest. Click here to watch full episodes of "Plugged-In" on WGTE's website.