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

February 2017
In the age of sustainability, every conceivable energy source gets equal consideration. Just as wind and solar power have had their growing pains, other viable sources will, too. READ MORE
February 2017
Anyone can make a difference by installing solar panels, buying an electric car or changing out those old power-guzzling incandescent lamps. However, the so-called tipping point often rests on the shoulders of corporate America. READ MORE
February 2017
Imagine storing summer heat. Renewable energy has always been about the art of the possible, turning the obvious and plentiful into a reliable source of clean fuel. If the wind, waves and even the almighty sun can be harnessed for generation, almost anything else can be captured, too. For one group of researchers, heat could be the next big source of power. READ MORE
February 2017
While wind and solar power have been leading the charge in renewable energy growth, other renewable industries have struggled to contribute on the same scale. Offshore wind, for example, has lagged far behind the success of its onshore cousin. READ MORE
January 2017
A report released jointly in October by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and the World Wildlife Fund shows that leadership in the corporate world may now be fully engaged in the push for more renewable-energy generation.
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January 2017
As the economics of solar technology continue to change, homeowners are also changing the way they pay for rooftop installations.
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January 2017
Recently, the solar industry has managed to persevere and thrive, notwithstanding a political climate that is always casting an ominous cloud of uncertainty. That trend is continuing, with growth at an astonishing pace. According to recent data, the industry is setting new records, and is expected to break those again soon. READ MORE
January 2017
New presidential administrations are not prone to praising or, for that matter, keeping the policies of their predecessors, especially when they have been bitter rivals. On the subject of energy efficiency, the Trump administration may want to resist the temptation for a re-start, by considering the potential for huge savings from the actions of the Obama administration. READ MORE
January 2017
Transformative technologies have almost become the new norm in the age of digital communications and renewable power. For example, consider the impact of cell phones, Wi-Fi, the internet, wind and solar power, and electric vehicles on the industries, markets and consumers that have adopted them. Now, add energy storage to the list. READ MORE

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