KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIA
Burbank, CA - August 2, 2012 - KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station serving Southern and Central California, has announced KCET.org's latest venture, ReWire, a blog dedicated to providing in-depth coverage on renewable energy in California at www.kcet.org/rewire.
ReWire's main author Chris Clarke, a veteran environmental journalist and nature writer with decades of experience covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy. From the effects of wind power development on wild birds and bats to technological developments, like a Ventura County firm's colored solar panels or UCLA's transparent photovoltaic cells ReWire posts offer insight from leaders and employees in the energy industry as well as environmental groups, government workers, and consumers.
In addition, visitors can learn about all renewable energy topics with "explainers", which provide definitions of frequently used terms such as "geothermal", "base load and peaking power", and "the grid."
On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®, duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a hard-hitting prime-time weekly television news program that examines the issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.
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