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Winds of Change, Part 2 (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Avondale, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-02-02

Duration: 00:05:53

Subjects: Wind power | Renewable energy | Energy


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Tarr, Matthew Interviewee
  • Martin, James Interviewee
  • Poole, Cameron Interviewee
  • McManus, Lacy Interviewee
  • Habte, Salem Interviewee


This segment from the February 2, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Karen LeBlanc’s report on Louisiana’s emerging wind energy industry. Her report includes a visit to Gulf Wind Technology Accelerator in Jefferson Parish. It also touches on the plan to put the state’s first wind turbine at Port Fourchon in Lafourche Parish. She interviews: Dr. Matthew Tarr, the Eurofins Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of New Orleans (UNO); James Martin, CEO of Gulf Wind Technology; Cameron Poole, energy and innovations associate at Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO); Lacy McManus, executive director of Future Energy with GNO, Inc.; and Salem Habte, energy inclusion associate at GNO, Inc.