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

May 2017
The success of renewable power is often measured by the latest, biggest and best. Another record is broken. A new facility is the biggest ever. And so on. In Vermont, regulators added to the list of outsized accomplishments when they approved what will be the biggest ever solar array to be constructed in the Green State. READ MORE
May 2017
Politics is all about rhetoric, and the current administration is no exception. President Trump has made the revival of America’s coal industry one of the themes of his administration. Soon after his election, he signed an executive order rolling back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which many in the industry had complained was too restrictive. READ MORE
May 2017
Renewable industries are known for outsized accomplishments, and the United States is home to many of them. Witness the massive battery storage project constructed by Tesla Owner Elon Musk in Nevada. Now, the U.S. has a new competitor. An Australian infrastructure company recently announced what will be the world’s largest solar generation battery storage facility. READ MORE
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May 2017
Renewable power has a lot of things going for it, like saving money and even saving the planet. Now, add irony to the list. In early April, an unlikely advocate of solar power announced a new rooftop solar installation in the state of Kentucky. READ MORE
May 2017
There is more to clean energy than power that doesn’t pollute. According to government statistics, it also creates jobs. READ MORE
May 2017
In the changing dynamic of energy resources, efficiency is playing a vital role. Even if political support for efficiency diminishes, its importance to the future of energy remains. A recent study highlights the significance of efficiency in one part of the country and its ability to decrease demand there. READ MORE
April 2017
Renewable power owes its appeal to promises such as infinite resources and zero carbon emissions. Often overlooked is the possibility of dramatically lower energy bills for the customer. READ MORE
April 2017
While renewable power and efficiency are top-tier priorities for utilities in this age of energy innovation, insufficient infrastructure and power outages are an equally important concern. California utility PG&E has met this need with an innovative technology. READ MORE
April 2017
In January, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced that several of its Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) supported technologies won awards in R&D Magazine’s R&D 100 Awards, which the DOE called the “Oscars of Innovation.” A number of these technologies concern electricity and energy efficiency. READ MORE

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