This week on Watt It Takes: How David Crane worked his way up in the power business to become CEO of NRG Energy — only to get tossed out of the job for his bold stance on climate.

In this episode, Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch talks with Crane about taking risks in the conservative power industry. 

We’re going to hear from Crane about his early career, why being a CEO is so lonely, how his open exit letter to NRG employees went viral, and the best investment he ever made.

Watt It Takes is a collaboration between Powerhouse and Greentech Media. The series is recorded in front of a live audience at Powerhouse headquarters in Oakland, California. Buy tickets for upcoming events.

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