Stuart Kelter interviews Robert Foster, a specialist in the international development of renewable energy, who has worked in over 40 countries for the past 35 years, implementing thousands of renewable energy projects with solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, and biomass technologies. Robert has been a member of the American Solar Energy Society since 1990 and its current chairman of its board of directors. For 25 years Robert was the International Manager for the Southwest Region Solar Experiment Station at New Mexico State University and still teaches NMSU renewable energy courses. Robert grew up on the Mexican border in El Paso where he still lives and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. His work both in the Peace Corps and subsequently, has included projects in Mexico, Central America, Southeast Asia, and Africa.
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