EDITORIAL COMMENTS -
About this issue. Bob Hetherington
SUV DRIVERS VERSUS YOU - SUV drivers pollute the planet with their gas-guzzling snobbism. Or do they? Steve Clemens
TIRE DERIVED FUEL - With the fossil fuel prices increasing rapidly, the waste from scrap tires will certainly be increasingly be made use of. C G Pandya
WANT TO GO GREEN? AUTOMATE YOUR HOME! - According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), 19% of global electricity generation is taken for lighting. SmartHomeUSA.com
HOME AUTOMATION IS SMART ECONOMICAL AND SAVES ENERGY - Dimming lights by 25% reduces electricity consumption by 20% and quadruples the life of light bulbs. John H. Johns
NATURE OF GRID TIED PV Grid-tied PV systems without energy storage do not reduce load in a substantial and predictable way, which will be a keystone of sustainable energy policy. Bill vonBrethorst
GEOTHERMAL ENERGY SYSTEM - Although they invested a little more capital in the installed system, the annual energy cost savings will finance the extra capital and the system will pay itself back in the next 6-8 years. GeoSmart Energy
THE WELL PLANNED DISASTER - The Titanic was known to be safe. We know for sure, and have built vast infrastructure to make cheap oil the lifeblood of our economy. And like the Titanic, our economy has too few lifeboats. Bill James
ENERGY SAVING TIPS IN THE KITCHEN - EEI has compiled the following top 10 tips for making sure that the electric bill on Thanksgiving and Christmas looks as good as the turkey.The Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
CLEAN TECH OPEN 2007 WINNERS - Six clean tech startups each awarded $100,000 in prizes.
HYDROGEN CONTEST RETURNS - Over 100 students from four countries comprise the thirteen teams that have submitted design abstracts this year.
LYNDON RIVE OF SOLARCITY - When you make a big decision like going solar as a group, it also tends to remind residents of the larger impact of their decision on the environment and the fight against global warming.
NAT KREAMER OF SUN RUN - Sun Run owns and maintains the panels, not the homeowner, eliminating the hefty upfront cost and maintenance woes.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONVERSION - Generally referred to as EVs (electric vehicles), these self-made conversions offer low cost of operation and low cost of ownership – a winning combination. Mark E. Hazen
USING SOUND ENERGY TO DRIVE YOUR CAR? - Until now, acoustic or sound energy has not been used effectively to impose thrust or force on an object for purposes of providing useful work. Jonathan L. Thurber
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AND TRANSPORT EXPO - By far the most popular items among the technology-dazzled laymen were the hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Nathaniel Page
ECO-FRIENDLY AIRLINER - Boeing’s work to make the 787 Dreamliner the world’s first eco-friendly airliner have inspired engineers and flight designers across the globe to design more fuel efficient airplanes. James Russo
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