Beyond the Light Switch - Winner of the Dupont Award 2012

Beyond the Light Switch

An In-depth and Essential Addition to America's Energy Debate

A Detroit Public Television & Scientific American production

Winner of the DuPont-Columbia University award for journalistic excellence, Beyond the Light Switch 1 & 2 took viewers on an enlightening journey of discovery into the future of electricity. In this next installment, our host, Scientific American's David Biello, examines the need to de-carbonize the U.S. economy to guarantee our economic, energy, and environmental security.

Coming up in Beyond the Light Switch 3 & 4:

  • The Electrification of America
  • Marines & Army Going Green
  • Port of Los Angeles & O'Hare Airport Rapid Move toward Electrification
  • Nuclear power – post Fukushima
  • Natural Gas – Windfall
  • Electric Vehicles – Ready for Primetime?
  • Solar power – Solar's Version of Moore's Law in Effect?
  • Geothermal – the Only Base Load Renewable

To learn about sponsorship opportunities surrounding Beyond the Light Switch, please contact Lynn Kaiafas Chasiotis at

Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Producer/Director Ed Moore 
At the helm of Beyond the Light Switch is award-winning producer/director Ed Moore. Ed is highly regarded by PBS for his insightful storytelling which conveys often highly technical information in a disarming, jargon-free manner. This skill set makes Ed a superb choice to organize the many disparate facts underpinning Beyond the Light Switch's subject matter into compelling, edifying, and highly accessible viewing.

Connect With Beyond the Light Switch
Facebook   Twitter   YouTube   Vimeo

Sign up for Updates
Search TV Schedule
Find your favorite episodes, programs or movies Back to the TV Schedule Grid
CURRENT PROVIDER: | Change Provider Print TV Schedule