The Energy Policy Act of 2008

On October 6, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Betcha didn’t know that there was an Energy Policy Act of 2008, did you? Well, you won’t find any bill of that name. But, the passage of last week’s appropriately titled “Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008″ is almost tantamount to an energy bill. The Senate prepared a nice summary of […]

Blackout + 5

On August 11, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Over the weekend, an article in The Plain-Dealer reminded me that it has been five years ago since the infamous blackout that sent much of the Northeast U.S. and Ontario into the dark for a day or two. Once the power was restored to everyone, U.S. and Canadian authorities quickly commissioned […]

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"A Special Report on the Future of Energy" by Mother Jones

On May 12, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi I’ve never been a fan of the periodical Mother Jones – it’s always seemed a bit too “alternative” for me. That said, I was recently given a copy of the May/June 2008 issue – a special report on the future of energy – and was surprised by the quality and balance […]

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The Other Solar Energy

On April 28, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Ten days ago, I attended a one-day symposium on climate change solutions at Oberlin College. Speaking at the symposium was John O’Donnell of Ausra. Ausra is a leading player in the field of concentrating solar power (CSP), which utilizes mirrors to focus sunlight on a heating element containing a fluid to […]

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