Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for what we have. Americans have come to know this holiday for the food as well as an opportunity to tell those around us how much we appreciate them for what they bring to our lives. As we reflect on how
In this special Veterans Day episode of Silicon Ranch Radio, Jim is joined by Silicon Ranch team members, Erin Hanratty and Ryan Edwards, to discuss how U.S. military veterans such as themselves can and are contributing to not just our company
In this episode, you’ll hear the Vice President of Renewables and Sales at Mitsubishi Electric Power, Adam Kabulski, as we explore the advantages of energy storage and the exciting prospects of battery energy storage systems (BESS).
How does energy feed into the overall economic development of our country? When you consider energy’s role in our economy, it’s more than a commodity, but rather the foundation of growth. New businesses have always demanded an energy partner th
Ten years ago in Pulaski, Tennessee, Silicon Ranch became pioneers in the solar energy industry with the birth and creation of a new 1.4 MW solar project. In this episode, host Jim Bausell uncovers the lessons learned by two members who were pr
We believe our employees can make a real difference in the communities we serve, and as Silicon Ranch celebrates its tenth anniversary, we remain committed to that mission. In this episode, Director of Project Development, Ali Weaver, and Direc
Did you know solar installations in the U.S. are predicted to quadruple in size by 2030? In this episode, Senior Vice President of Project Finance, Virginia Williams, and Director of Business Development, John Thompson, joins host Jim Bausell t
Explore how we build our solar plants, and hear some of the necessary considerations during our entire construction process. In the third episode of our series MEET US AT THE GATE, Vice President of Projects, Morgan Day, and Director of Constru
What should you look for when scouting out locations for future solar energy plants? In the second episode of our series MEET US AT THE GATE, Luke Wilkinson, Senior Vice President of Project Development here at Silicon Ranch, joins host Jim Bau
Have you ever wondered what really goes on beyond the fence of one of our more than 145 solar power plants across the country? Our series MEET US AT THE GATE will get you up close and personal with the men and women who literally keep the light
Memorial Day is a beloved holiday across America. But how many people truly know and understand the meaning behind this patriotic day of honor? And how is it different from holidays such as Veterans Day and Independence Day? In today’s special
In this episode, Jim sits down with Gil Hough, the Executive Director for the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA). Gil has been a leader, a consensus builder, and a true champion of the solar energy efforts within the Tenn
We are re-joined by Director of Regenerative Energy and Land Management, Michael Baute. Since being on the show this past Fall, Michael has been responsible for a new website which contains the Regenerative Energy Standard. He also built his te
In this episode, Jim sits down with Keith Dennis, Vice President of Consumer Member Engagement at NRECA, the national association that represents 900 plus electric cooperatives serving the daily electricity needs of consumers in 48 states. We'l
In this episode, Jim Bausell is joined by Silicon Ranch’s Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Matt Kisber. Matt is an innovator, entrepreneur, and community and economic development leader with a fascinating background — from the
In this episode, our host Jim Bausell is joined by Silicon Ranch’s Senior Vice President of Technology and Asset Management, Nick de Vries. Nick is a problem solver, inventor, and veteran. In their conversation, Nick speaks with Jim about how h
Our fifth episode features Mark Cayce, President and CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative, an electric cooperative headquartered in Camden, Arkansas. This episode wraps up a three-part series, Local Power, Solar Power, which takes a look at how
Our fourth episode features Jeff Dykes, President and CEO of BrightRidge, a public utility headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee. The second installment in our series “Local Power, Solar Power,” this episode takes a look at how local solar f
Our third episode features Silicon Ranch Corporation’s Vice President of Business Development, Matt Brown. This episode begins our series “Local Power, Solar Power,” which takes a look at how local solar farming lights up your community. By pro
Our second episode features Michael Baute, our Director of Regenerative Energy and Land Management. He shares his thoughts on Silicon Ranch’s efforts in co-locating regenerative farming practices and solar energy generation - a process that we
For decades the formula for economic development has been predictable. But recently, businesses have set goals that include their energy supply being from 100% clean renewable energy. As a result, the paradigm for economic development has shift
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