EDITORIAL COMMENTS - What is in this issue and what does it mean. Bob Hetherington
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: - Your opportunity to let us know what is important to you.
INTERVIEW - CLEAN ENERGY INCUBATOR - Any company that has a grid-connected or energy efficiency-related technology should take advantage of applying to our process with Austin Energy - Joel Serface Director, Clean Energy Incubator
SOLAR- THE NO-RISK PATH TO WEALTH CREATION - While all investments pose some degree of risk, the return on a solar energy system is about as safe and predictable as, well, the rising sun. Michael Vickerman
ENERGY FROM THE TIDES - The sea must be channelled to flow from a high tide level to a low tide level, which is the approach of this paper. A F Stobart BSc.Chem.Eng
WIND ENERGY USING CONTRA - ROTATION - Contra-rotation, using two rotors one behind the other, driving the two halves of an electrical generator. Thus creating a true "Wind Turbine". A F Stobart BSc.Chem.Eng
BOOK - FUTURE ENERGY - The new and highly competitive oil industry should provide investors with dozens of new companies, any one of which could become the energy industry's equivalent of Microsoft or Dell or Apple. Bill Paul
MICROBIAL FUEL CELLS - MFC does not contain any rotating parts so it gives continuous electricity without mechanical damage of the equipment and its maintenance cost is minimal. - Biswajit Mandal
RENEWABLE ENERGY A MUST FOR AUSTRALIA - This is a summary of a speech by Dr Herman Scheer at the University of NSW in March 2006. Dr Scheer, as a member of the German parliament was instrumental in shaping Germany's renewable energy policies. Angus Buchanan and Markus Lambert
AFFORDABLE EFFICIENT COMFORT FOR COLD FEET - Radiant floor heat costs less to operate than other forms of heat. Because radiant floors offer more comfort at lower thermostat settings, most people find that they're comfortable at lower room temperatures. John Vastyan
TAKING THE GREEN ROUTE WITH FUEL CELL BUSES - Fuel cell buses appear destined to be a major part of transit fleets, reducing petroleum dependence and providing a truly zero emission mobility option. Lisa Callaghan
NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES - "Plug-in electric" is the catch phrase in
the NEV industry although the image it conjures seems almost too simple. GEM
REBUILDING A GREEN NEW ORLEANS - All in all, I am impressed with some of the strides that have been taken in rebuilding the coast with green in mind. Chad Whitney
REVIEW - "AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH" - One does not have to absorb or completely believe all that is presented to make "An Inconvenient Truth" one of slickest, and most palpable documentaries to come out of Hollywood for quite some time. James Russo
WATER CONSERVATION & XERISCAPE CONFERENCE - The Expo now draws over 3,000 residents to a free day of seminars, demonstrations, and exhibits for both adults and children. Kent Swanson
Press Releases from around the industry. There's a lot going on out there to learn about.
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