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

July 2010
While most of the great, revolutionary benefits of the Internet have long since been recognized, there has been one holdout. Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) has never quite achieved a breakthrough into widespread adoption. There has been talk for years of the Internet displacing traditional phone lines as the preferred platform for transmitting calls. READ MORE
July 2010
With all the current hype -surrounding the development of renewable power, one looming question remains. The proverbial elephant in the room is whether existing infrastructure is adequate to transmit all of this newly generated electricity from solar, wind, biomass and other green sources. READ MORE
June 2010
Every gadget needs a place to hang its virtual hat. As home computing becomes more advanced, so does the need for the infrastructure required to support what we use. Accordingly, network storage is now emerging as a mainstream consumer product, no longer confined to just the office environment. READ MORE
June 2010
While the wind and sun grab most of the headlines about renewable power, another source of alternative energy is starting to make some noise—some noise that sounds like a steam whistle, that is. READ MORE
June 2010
If we build it, the power will come. This appears to be the mantra for U.S. electric utilities, which continue to pour more money into transmission upgrades. For a nation whose growing populace has become increasingly dependent on electricity to live, conduct business and connect to the digital age, more generating capacity is only the first part of the equation. READ MORE
June 2010
In the continuing struggle to overcome competitive disadvantages, one path for greater penetration of renewable power into the nation’s energy markets might be to join the entrenched fuel sources with which it has always struggled to compete. READ MORE
June 2010
The Obama Administration has pinned much of its economic recovery efforts on an infusion of dollars into a massive campaign to upgrade and overhaul the nation’s energy generation and delivery systems. READ MORE
May 2010
It should stand to reason that as electronic devices become smaller, so too should the sources that provide their power. Less than a generation ago, computers were unwieldy behemoths that took up an entire room. Likewise, calculators and telephones have evolved from large boxes to tiny contraptions that slip into a shirt pocket with barely a wrinkle. READ MORE
May 2010
While the nation and the world stumbled economically, at least one industry grew in stride and is now helping revive markets around the globe. According to a report released by the research and publishing firm, Clean Edge Inc., the combined clean-energy markets of solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and biofuels, saw tremendous growth last year. READ MORE

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