7/1/2009 --- GREEN HOMES GO MODULAR. The efficiencies of building homes in a factory are now combining with energy efficiency and renewable energy.
7/5/2009 --- CASH FOR “CLUNKER” HOMES? Fine older homes can be energy hogs. Help is needed.
7/11/2009 --- FIX THE PLANET: CREATE JOBS. There is no shortage of low or zero emission technologies which can be used to build new low carbon economies.
7/15/2009 --- ENERGY, ECONOMIC STIMULUS, AND THE PRICE OF GAS. The slow gears of government delay distributing stimulus funds; the cost of oil will push against economic recovery.
7/17/2009 --- THE U.S. LEADS IN WIND ENERGY GROWTH. After a slow 2009 the pace of new wind should resume.
7/21/2009 --- HOW SMART IS A SMART GRID? An educated power grid might be a better choice of words.
7/25/2009 --- TESLA’S DREAM COMES TRUE. ALMOST. Wireless transmission of electric power over distance is here.
8/3/2009 --- BUY OR BUILD YOUR DREAM GREEN HOME NOW. For those financially secure, it could be time to downsize or build a lower energy home: Some thoughts to consider.
8/3/2009 --- CASH FOR CLEAN CARS. Can an injection of billions in taxpayer dollars jump-start an industry of advanced autos?
8/9/2009 --- FOR NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS: CASH OR CREDITS. U.S. green energy developers can now apply for grants in lieu of tax credits.
8/13/2009 --- THE UGLY BATTLE LOOMS ON CLIMATE LEGISLATION. Lawmakers would be wise to avoid town brawls: Dealing with lobbyists is bad enough.
8/17/2009 --- TURBINE–FREE WIND ENERGY? Is an unusual idea a breakthrough? Does the direct conversion of wind to electricity work? Only the inventor knows.
8/22/2009 --- A LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD. A new all-purpose combustion engine is needed to replace the venerable ICE.
8/23/2009 --- NEW COOLING TECHNOLOGY FOR A HOT PLANET. Delta Electronics and BASF will partner to explore the possibility of using magnetocaloric technology to develop new air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
8/30/2009 --- TAKE THE “ACT”, INSTEAD. Why not a carbon tax as a voluntary alternative to the income tax as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions?
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