#19 Andy Frank, Co-founder and President of Sealed
Hey kids! DER school is in session
(0:00) Intros, opening quote
(4:27) Sealed elevator pitch
(6:48) Getting DER-pilled (and allergic reactions), Andy’s 20-year plan
(19:28) What’s so great about heat pumps anyway? And are they really DERs?
(30:12) Driving heat pump adoption, moving from services to solutions, NIMBYism + soft costs
(44:12) Electrifying in a utility’s world, command and control vs distributed solutions
(53:03) Performance-based regulation is not beer, the need for regulated monopolies in the utility space
(56:26) Using incentives to drive change, the mismatch between what the grid needs and what the utility can build
(1:07:05) Crazy idea: Scale Microgrids x Sealed to skirt utility regulation + interconnection delays, making markets work better
(1:13:29) Energy czar of America, bipartisan climate solutions
(1:22:16) Dope or nope?
(1:24:55) Biiiiig shouts
(1:28:55) Bonus big shouts!!
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