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Hosted by Katy Sai, Green View highlights news and stories about renewable energy and conservation around Madison and Wisconsin. Produced by StoryBridge.tv and distributed by Madison Gas & Electric.

This program is followed by a Madison City Channel's award winning Community Bulletin Board's Green View script. This script previews local events and programs to help Madison residents become energy efficient.

Tuesdays at 5:30pm and Fridays at 6:30pm

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May 2013

Episode first aired on 5/3/2013

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April 2013

Episode first aired on 4/2/2013

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March 2013

Episode first aired on 3/1/2013

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February 2013

Episode first aired on 2/1/2013

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January 2013

Episode first aired on 1/1/2013

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December 2012

Episode first aired on 12/4/2012

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November 2012

Episode first aired on 11/2/2012

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October 2012

Episode first aired on 10/2/2012

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September 2012

Episode first aired on 9/4/2012

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Solar in Schools

Episode first aired on 8/3/2012

Why are solar panels on Madison area high schools? See why this is a unique chance to learn firsthand about solar energy -- for students and MGE!

October 2011

Episode first aired on 10/4/2011

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Metcalfe's Market & Solar in Schools

Episode first aired on 9/2/2011

Do you care where your food comes from? In this story, follow your food's journey at Metcalfe's Market, which tracks food miles and buys 100% green power!

Why are solar panels on Madison area high schools? See why this is a unique chance to learn firsthand about solar energy -- for students and MGE!

August 2011

Episode first aired on 8/2/2011

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July 2011

Episode first aired on 7/1/2011

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Start at Home & Speckled Hen Inn

Episode first aired on 6/3/2011

If energy experts inspected your home, what would they find?  The Hinterhuers were amazed to discover what was happening inside their old house -- watch to see what they learned!

The Speckled Hen Inn is an urban oasis that prides itself on its connection to the natural world.  See how this eco-friendly B&B makes sustainability beautiful... and delicious!

Top of the Turbine

Episode first aired on 5/3/2011

Travel to the top of a giant wind turbine!

Solar Solution

Episode first aired on 4/5/2011

When it comes to clean power, solar is hot! It commands the most interest with consumers, and supporters of renewable energy can share solar through MGE's Solar Clean Power Partners.

Field of Dreams

Episode first aired on 3/1/2011

A look back 10 years ago to the trials and triumphs of building the first major wind farm in the Midwest.

Fresh Start, It’s Our Future, and Generation Green: Seafood Center

Episode first aired on 2/1/2011

Building a home is not unlike building a future. You want to create something beautiful... and sustainable. That's happening on Madison's east side, at a unique green renovation project for the Madison Area Community Land Trust. In this story, see how the process of renewing the house, also helps these young people renew their own lives. And at West High School, it's not enough to think green... students are taking action and teaching fellow students how to live green. In this story, the West HS Green Club shows us that local actions can have global consequences. Finally, two hot topics, energy and food, come together at Madison's Seafood Center. With issues like overfishing and climate change affecting the seafood industry, the store makes sustainability a priority. They find a variety of fresh seafood from responsible sources and they buy renewable energy to help keep mercury out of Wisconsin's lakes and its fish.

Sustainability Sailors, Mythbuster Bob, and Generation Green: Absolutely Art

Episode first aired on 1/4/2011

Take a cruise around Lake Mendota with the Sustainability Sailors. In this report, watch UW students and energy pros set sail to talk about the future of energy - on a boat powered by the wind! Also, our own mythbuster, Bob Stoffs, sets the record straight about energy use around the house. You may never look at your thermostat the same way again! Finally, we'll visit Absolutely Art, a gallery committed to local artists and sustainability. Can great art help support the community? Absolutely!

What's New Under The Sun, Bob Asks Kids, and Generation Green: The Soap Opera

Episode first aired on 12/7/2010

Solar technology is on the fast track! In this report, see some exciting new projects that are putting the sun to work for all of us, and some kids came up with some smart and surprising ideas when answer man Bob Stoffs asked them, "What should adults do to save energy?" Finally, whether you're talking soap or energy, The Soap Opera in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to clean! The State Street store has become a fixture in downtown Madison and is a great example of sustainability in business. For the owners, it's not enough to just buy Green Power... they also strongly promote it. Watch the story to see how!

Ask Bob: Wind Turbines & Birds and Generation Green: Goodman Community Center

Episode first aired on 11/2/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, find out the answer to Mary's question, "Have there been any studies to determine how many birds have been killed by wind turbines?" and learn more on the Goodman Community Center's commitment to Green Power in action.

Vehicles On The Verge, Going The Extra Mile, and Generation Green: Madison Mallards

Episode first aired on 10/5/2010

Experts predict we'll soon see more electric cars, vehicle charging stations and different types of hybrids. In this episode, see how advances in hybrid and electric vehicle technology will affect all of us. We also hit the road with an expert hypermiler to learn what it takes to go the extra mile. And Each summer, hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the Warner Park Duck Pond to cheer on the Madison Mallards. The team prides itself on supporting community values and that includes being a green team. See how the Mallards support sustainability on and off the field.

Green Ride and Generation Green: WI Air National Guard

Episode first aired on 9/7/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month see how Madison Metro wants you to hop on for a green ride. Check out how the 115 Fighter Wing leads all Air National Guards units in the country when it comes to clean energy!

Extreme Green Makeover and From the Ground Up

Episode first aired on 8/10/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month watch what happens when the US Bank Plaza on the Capitol Square gets an Extreme Green Makeover. Then see why thinking ahead is natural when you work with kids so it's no surprise the Lussier Community Education Center was built with the future in mind.

August 2011

Episode first aired on 8/2/2010

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Windpower 2009 Festival and Cleaner Cars

Episode first aired on 7/6/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month, the largest wind exhibition in the world was held in the windy city in May of 2009 and Green Views was there to check it out. Next, Green View asks the question. When will electric cards be mainstream? It's sooner than you think. Learn more during this engaging episode of Green Views.

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Solar Solution and A Day At the Fair

Episode first aired on 6/1/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month, Solar Power. When it comes to clean power, solar is hot! It commands the most interest with consumers, and supporters of renewable energy can share solar through MGE's Solar Clean Power Partners. Next, we visit a fun and funky celebration of clean energy at the 20th Annual Midwest Revewable Energy Fair in Custer, WI. For more information, log onto: http://storybridge.tv/greenview

Solar Systems and Field of Dreams

Episode first aired on 5/4/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month, get up close to some unique solar systems and find out what engineers have learned by testing ideas in the real world. Next, we take a look back 10 years ago to the trials and triumphs of building the first major wind farms in the Midwest.

Harvest the Wind and Top of the Turbine

Episode first aired on 4/6/2010

Green View brings news and stories about renewable energy and conservation in Madison and Dane County Produced by StoryBridge.tv and Madison Gas & Electric, this month, learn what it's like to be neighbors with a wind turbine. Farmers and families speak honestly about life at MGE's Top of the Iowa wind farm. Then get an inside look at the top of a giant wind turbine!