Blue Is The New Green: Oceans Could Power The Future

flickr/lyndsayesson Blue Is The New Green: How Oceans Could Power The Future By Ari Phillips on ThinkProgress.org/climate    March 26, 2014 at 11:42 am In February, a natural gas power plant along the Central California coast closed after operating for more than 50 years, thus ending an era that saw the surrounding …

Energy Self-Reliant States: The High Cost of the Solar Middleman

How much does a solar middleman cost?  A lot, according to data from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.  My latest blog post explains why the state of Massachusetts expects to pay double the production incentive for 3rd party owned (solar leasing) projects compared to host owned projects. Sincerely, John The High …

Community-Owned Transmission?

Community-Owned Transmission? | Written byJohn Farrell |No Comments | Updated onNov 15, 2012 Share on linkedinShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services10 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/community-owned-transmission/ The enormous growth in local renewable energy is decentralizing the electricity system, often supplanting …

“Calling Wall Street to Account”

by Alan F Kay, PhD, copyright 2012 In 1967, I started “AutEx” with a name that reflected the function of my Company.  Automation would go way beyond the functions of the financial industry wherein an Exchange was a place where floor traders went face-to-face to complete a transaction. Brokers, dealers, …