Rick Laezman

Freelance Writer

Rick Laezman is a Los Angeles-based freelancer writer. He has a passion for renewable power. He may be reached at richardlaezman@msn.com.

Articles by Rick Laezman

September 2017
Science and innovation have helped propel renewable energy into the mainstream, and they will continue to fuel that trend into the future. According to a recent report by the Department of Energy (DOE), science could help dramatically reduce the cost of wind power over the next decade. READ MORE
September 2017
As the nation's energy mix evolves to comprise an expanding supply of green power, its distribution systems must also keep up with those changes. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting research toward that end to encourage greater modernization and resiliency on the grid. READ MORE
September 2017
As the nation's electricity generation and transmission infrastructure undergoes profound changes, the federal government is taking steps to ensure that the system remains reliable, resilient and affordable for many years to come. READ MORE
August 2017
Renewable power still requires government support to challenge fossil fuels. Policies can help lower prices, increase supply and generate more demand. Massachusetts has been successful at increasing the quantity of clean power generation. However, the government also needs to address demand for it. 
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August 2017
Expansions, updates and renovations are a necessity of modern life as buildings quickly become outdated. College buildings are no exception; students can be demanding customers. READ MORE
  • Proposed design concept of the Living Building at Georgia Tech
August 2017
College campuses are great proving grounds for testing the boundaries of building energy efficiency. READ MORE
August 2017
The pursuit of renewables and energy efficiency continues in the United States. While the new federal administration may be more interested in fossil fuels, states and cities lead the way toward an energy industry supported by clean technology. READ MORE
August 2017
The rapidly changing nature of energy generation in the United States has raised many questions about grid reliability. Recognizing the importance of these questions, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is investing in research. READ MORE
August 2017
Efficiency has become the new objective for industries trying to save money and save the planet. According to recent data, manufacturing has become more efficient in the last four years. Preliminary data released last October by the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) shows total U.S. manufacturing energy consumption increased by nearly 4 percent between 2010 and 2014. READ MORE

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