Viewing Posts from November, 2011
Tax Expenditures for Electricity Production FY 2002-2007. Source: Government Accountability Office, November 2007On the PTC, critics of renewable energy love to ask: when will wind stand on its own two feet? To that, I’d answer: when fossil fuels can—when the true costs of fossil fuels are factored into the price...
Earlier this month, I was fortunate enough to attend the AWEA Fall Symposium. This year it was held in southern California at a lovely hotel. To any casual observer, it appeared to be a normal corporate networking conference.
Last week I attended a fascinating lecture entitled “A New Economic Paradigm – Moving Beyond a Broken Paradigm” by an economist named Joshua Farley from the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont.
Last month I attended the Solar Power International conference in Dallas, TX -- North America’s largest solar industry trade show with 24,000 attendees -- to gain greater insight about the industry we recently entered with our complete solar resource assessment (SRA) system.
As this blog post goes live – if all goes as planned – something very exciting is happening on a West Virginia mountain, which NRG Systems has been working on for three years.
I just returned from China, and after a week of traveling about Beijing in its ubiquitous and very cheap taxis, I decided to take the Beijing Metro Line 10 back to my hotel. Built in 2008 in time for the Olympics, the metro is modern, efficient, clean, quiet, and cheap...