Clean energy experiment, Humane meat production

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We explore how a Wisconsin utility is experimenting with a fuel mix of hydrogen and natural gas to reduce carbon emissions at power plants. We talk with the head of the Humane Handling Institute, which is training meat industry workers how to humanely process animals for food production.

Featured in this Show

  • A Midwest energy company tests hydrogen-natural gas blend

    WEC Energy Group, which owns We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, recently burned a blend of hydrogen and natural gas to test whether the hybrid fuel produced electricity and reduced carbon emissions. We talk to a WEC Energy official about the experiment.

  • UW-River Falls, Wisconsin partner to create Humane Handling Institute

    UW-River Falls and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced the launch of the Humane Handling Institute in late October. The institute aims to train workers in the meat industry. We speak with the head of the institute about why this training is needed.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Paul Spicer Guest
  • Kurt Vogel Guest