Narrated by Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman, this series investigates innovations in alternative energy technologies, such as solar, sea, wind, and hydro power, that provide options for a more sustainable energy future. Through these renewable energy solutions, e² energy demonstrates how, despite predictions to the contrary, the global economy can not only survive but in fact prosper in a new environmentally aware age.
Despite increasing concerns over limitations in supply, use of fossil fuels is still on the rise. While renewable sources are undoubtedly on the up, are we moving fast enough on their spread and development? e² energy takes an in-depth look at the impending energy crisis, and the innovations which we will have to rely on if we are to avert a total meltdown.
e² is a groundbreaking and critically acclaimed PBS series about the innovators and pioneers who envision a better quality of life on earth: socially, culturally, economically and ecologically. The series explores attainable solutions to pressing environmental and social challenges, and its stories are culled from a variety of fields including design, energy, transport, water, food and urban development. e² is characterised by a poetic combination of compelling storytelling, provocative cinematography and an emotive original music score.
Design e squared - Energy starts 12 January 2017. See it on Mindset TV, Channel 319 on DStv on Thursdays at 19h30, Mondays at 20h30 and Wednesday at 21h30.