Renewable energy: Part 3

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Guest Segment Time – 12:00

Our guest today grew up nearby in Chadds Ford, PA. After graduating from Brown University in the Spring of 2003, he immediately ran to the Middlebury College Chinese Language School for the Summer. He spent the following Fall in North Queensland, Australia working on an orchard and also on a boat taking tourists out on the Great Barrier Reef. He moved to Beijing, China in February of 2004 and spent about 3 years there. Since rejoining us here stateside, he’s been working on a web-based, brand comparison tool that, when completed, will enable all of us to consume more responsibly by helping us identify those businesses that are the most socially and environmentally responsible. Please welcome student, world traveler and all around “green” guy, Jake DiGrazia.

Thanks to Jake Degrazia for coming in to chat with us today. We appreciate you being here. Why don’t we start from the beginning:

  1. your back did you get interested in being green...
  2. Tell us about your studies here and abroad..
  3. Tell us about your time working at the vegetable stand..what did you learn and see
  4. lets discuss your web site efforts so far.... what is like to try and start a web initiative.....what will your site do in the future....what other sites do you think we need to see on the web...?
  5. favorite sites, blogs, etc. on the web and why (NCI Social Network?)
  6. talk about traveling abroad, costs, tips etc
  7. China... socially, culturally
  8. China... Environmentally
  9. Anything else...Architecture etc..... who knew
  10. 3 things you do around the house....

Check the Radio Show Segments on for the ANSWERS!

Overall Segment #4 – 9:00

Welcome back to the GGHS Guest Segment (continued) – 7:00

Global News / New Tech. Report (if necessary) – 1:00

A San Francisco based, bio-technology company Solazyme, which is developing techniques for converting vats of algae into car and plane fuel, will also exploit its manufacturing processes to make oils for other industries, including the food industry.

The company is already working on edible oils. Ideally these oils could provide greater health benefits, costs less, and be more environmentally friendly to create than current cooking oils. According to Harrison Dillon, president and chief technology officer, Solazyme can provide tailor-made oils.

The ability to shift into new markets largely revolves around the nature of algae itself in the processes employed by the company. First, the creatures; algae are seriously greasy. The North Sea oilfield and other large deposits are the fossilized remnants of algae blooms from hundreds of millions of years ago.

What's interesting is that algae are the original oil producers, not dinosaurs, as most people believe. Sign-off, thank sponsors and crew, announce next weeks guests (Doug) – 1:00. We’d like to thank our sponsors: Suntrust Mortgage, CMI Electric, Energy Services Group, and Option Insurance Group and also our guests today: Architectural student, world traveler and general “green” guy, Jake DiGrazia. We also need to thank our studio crew: Our engineer – John Lamonica and Our producer – Brooke Chase

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