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 2010
It is hard to imagine that even the stalwart, -traditional landline phone system would eventually succumb to change. On the other hand, in the dynamic environment spawned by the 21st century’s wave of telecom innovation, it stands to reason that nothing is above the fray. It is already well established that cell phones are rendering landlines obsolete at home. READ MORE
May 2010
Already a pioneer in the field of renewable-energy policy, Colorado has taken another bold step by raising the bar for utilities and the power they provide. In March, Gov. Bill Ritter signed legislation that will require 30 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable power by 2020. READ MORE
April 2010
In February, the Obama administration announced a multiagency initiative to spur regional economic growth while making buildings more energy-efficient. READ MORE
April 2010
Channeling the best of the New Deal in its efforts to jumpstart the economy, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing an ambitious program to bring broadband to every household in America. READ MORE
April 2010
In December, Vice President Joe Biden kicked off $7 billion in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act broadband grants and loans, a fundamental component of the administration’s effort to jumpstart the economy by fueling the growth of new technologies. READ MORE
April 2010
In the epic battle to combat climate change and address the growing need for affordable power, it helps to have everyone working for a common cause. Luckily, while the federal government has emphasized, with rhetoric and dollars, the vital role of energy efficiency, so has the utility sector. READ MORE
April 2010
Data released by the US Department of Energy (DOE) has left wind power advocates feeling billowy. READ MORE
March 2010
Cloud computing is emerging as the next wave of innovation in business-computing systems, so much so that some predict a major upheaval in the world of information technology (IT). According to Gartner, a Stamford, Conn.-based IT research and advisory firm, businesses will be migrating to this new form of artificial intelligence en masse. READ MORE
March 2010
President Barack Obama should be pleased to hear the news: Despite the criticism on many fronts about the federal government’s historic intervention in the nation’s economy, at least some of that investment appears to be paying off in dividends. READ MORE

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