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Solar & Alternative Energy

Sustainable alternative energy: An interview with John A. Turner

The future of alternative energy sources depends on reliability, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness. John Turner of NREL discusses the potential of various technologies.

7 September 2006, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.3200609.0001

John A. Turner is a Principal Scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. His research is primarily concerned with enabling technologies for the implementation of hydrogen systems into the energy infrastructure. He has received numerous awards for his research, including two Outstanding Mentor Awards from the United States Department of Energy for his research with undergraduate students. This video interview was recorded in August 2006 at the SPIE Optics & Photonics Symposium in San Diego, where he gave a plenary talk. The video is available in Windows Media Player or Quicktime formats. (Length: 5:25)

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