MR. OBAMA - PLEASE MEET MR. PIGOU - Basically, Pigouvian taxes would tax the things we do not want in our society, like toxins and greenhouse gases, and NOT tax things we like in society, like employment and housing. Steve Clemens
SIMPLE AND SAFE SOLAR HEATING - It is a fact that the installation and set-up of solar thermal systems is no longer the realm of rare solar enthusiasts. Stefan Thiesen
SOLAR SYSTEM INSTALLATION - PITFALLS TO AVOID - The technology that we’re using today is the same that we’ve been using since 1960 and it is the most efficient way to capture the unlimited, free, clean energy from the sun. Aaron Hall
ALTERNATIVE FUEL FOR AVIATION - The aviation industry produces only about one-ninth as much carbon dioxide as motor vehicles do. However, environmentalists are vocal about emissions from aviation, because they tend to go into the upper atmosphere, where some scientists say the impact is greater. James DiGeorgia
THE TITANIC MOMENT - The world must now find ways to create the eternal paradigm for the infinite future of life on Earth, and I suggest that we may be able to begin the construction of an infrastructure that will still 100% sustainably serve those who live 1000 generations from now. Kim Gyr
DATA LOGGERS FOR GREEN BUILDING PROJECTS - Data loggers can provide valuable information for nearly every aspect and scale of green design. Evan Lubofsky
WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR A GREEN WORLD - Ultimately, battery-free operation is a key step in paving the way for truly green systems that do not adversely impact the environment. Cees Links
WOODY BIOMASS AS ENERGY RESOURCE - Biomass can play a major role in helping reduce reliance on fossil fuels by making use of efficient thermo-chemical conversion technologies. Salman Zafar
A SOLAR OPTION FOR HOME COMFORT - Lennox’ New SunSource™ System Ed Brickell
BRAND MESSAGING - There is a rule in communications: If you don’t manage your message, someone else will. Tim Kubista
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MARC GOTTSCHALK - CLEAN TECH OPEN - Our core activity is a series of annual regional business plan competitions for cleantech startups looking for a jump-start in bringing their products to market.
PIERRE-PASCAL URBON - SMA - The U.S. housing crisis is the main cause of the global financial crisis. Therefore, the availability of loans for green field installations seems to be limited. However, financing for residential and commercial PV applications is still available.
SEAN BOURQUIN - CARMANAH - There are six main building blocks of a solar-LED lighting system, basically representing the main energy-conversion steps required to capture energy from the sun, store it, and convert it to nighttime lighting.
A DAY AT SOLAR POWER 2008 - After several weeks of economic doom and gloom in the news we walked into a room full of squeeky new booths full of optimistic and excited people showing and talking about a new world where responsible companies lead the way to a renewable energy future. Bob Hetherington
SOLAR POWER CONFERENCE DRAWS 22,500; TRENDS EMERGE - As for trends, I noticed several more thin-film companies exhibiting beside the grandpa of thin-films, UniSolar. These included Opti-Solar, Applied Materials (selling turnkey thin-film fabrication units) and Ascent Solar. David Brands
NATIONAL AFV DAY ODYSSEY - With a total of 90 special events held throughout the U.S. and Canada, National AFV Day Odyssey events served as a voice to deliver the message about the importance of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. Judy Moore
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