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Follow Up: Post Your Questions & Responses From "How To Save The Planet On A Budget"

Thank you so much for a terrific webinar! In a few days, we'll have an audio recording of this amazing presentiation up in this post's slot. We kept a fast pace to get to all the speakers in the 3 hour time slot, and we know we didn't get a chance...

Posted November 30, 2011    

Financing Key Bottleneck For Sustainable Energy Development

Money, money, money, money! Energy!That's not how the O Jays' song goes. But it may as well, and its my mental soundtrack whenever I engage in discussions of green finance. Financing and funding is a key holdup in renewable development, and indeed,...

Posted November 22, 2011    

Wind Market Seeing Results Despite Uncertain U.S. Policy Future

Like many of you, I saw this headline about Siemens' US wind business and was impressed. Since Siemens is TEC's sponsor, I was able to request an interview on the topic, and I spoke with Mike Revak- Siemens' VP of Technical Sales and Proposals of...

Posted November 21, 2011    

Wind Market Seeing Results Despite Uncertain U.S. Policy Future

Like many of you, I saw this headline about Siemens' US wind business and was impressed. Since Siemens is TEC's sponsor, I was able to request an interview on the topic, and I spoke with Mike Revak- Siemens' VP of Technical Sales and Proposals of...

Posted October 21, 2011    

Charting Smartgrid's Macro Trends

This is my final post from the now concluded Gridweek 2011.Anto Budiardjo, a TEC blogger, is the CEO of Clasma Events, which puts on the United States’ key trio of smartgrid events: Gridweek, Connectivity Week, Grid-Interop and next year,...

Posted October 6, 2011    

Why Are Americans Ignoring India's Massive Smartgrid Opportunity?

This is the second of my 'Thoughts from Gridweek 2011' post series. Tomorrow, I'll have an interview with Anto Budiardjo.----In India, smartgrid issues are secondary to grid issues- the country wants urgently to electrify, and is, on a grand scale...

Posted September 29, 2011    

Gridweek 2011: Should We Send Utility Customers To Smartgrid School?

This is the first of three posts from my trip to Gridweek, a key US smart grid conference by Clasma, whose own Anto Budiardjo is a TEC blogger. As you will hear more about in my upcoming posts, the mettle of the smart grid community is being tested...

Posted September 21, 2011    

TODAY- 3pm EST- FREE WEBINAR: Post Fukushima Nuclear Policy

Live Webcast June 29, 3 PM ET / 12 PM PTFollowing the earthquake and tsunamis that tragically impacted Japan in March, the unfolding crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has captured public attention for months. Energy experts are now...

Posted June 20, 2011    

WEBINAR NOW: There's still time to catch the end…

Wind has emerged as one of the most workable renewable energy technologies to finance, deploy, and see make a difference -currently, a limited difference- in the grid. The global wind industry has seen explosive growth in the last year, though tough...

Posted June 10, 2011    

WEBINAR - JOIN IT NOW: Funding Green Cities

If you're in energy, you've heard it before: 40% of US carbon emissions come from buildings. Everything that uses electricity- HVAC, lighting, appliances, etc- adds to this burden. To cut down on buildings' share of emissions, we have a collective...

Posted May 13, 2011    

Electric Drive Conference: 6 Takeaways

While the rest of the nation watched in horror as gas prices crept up, attendees from last week's Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference in DC were delighted; they know that EVs are on the precipice of taking off, and that mainstream...

Posted April 25, 2011    

Let’s Messe It Up! Why The US Needs To Host An Industrial Summit

 I spent last week in Hanover -an industrial city of half a million people in Northern Germany- and it was the place to be. Never heard of it? Not surprising if you're in the US. Although unknown to many US readers, Hanover is home to Hanover...

Posted April 13, 2011