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

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
March 2010
Already a trendsetter among states in the national movement to combat climate change, California has taken another bold step to help solidify that reputation. On Jan. 12, 2010, the state’s Building Standards Commission unanimously adopted the first-in-the nation mandatory Green Building Standards Code. READ MORE
March 2010
In times of great change, innovation becomes the norm. Already ahead of the curve for tapping plentiful solar, wind and other renewable sources, California continues to feed that trend. The state recently announced new, mandatory green-building standards. READ MORE
March 2010
On top of the millions already infused through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) economic stimulus bill into various aspects of the war on climate change, more funds are forthcoming. READ MORE
February 2010
While worldwide reactions were tepid at best to the December 2009 United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, and specifically about to the inability of political leaders attending the event to tackle climate change, more optimistic news emerged from the conference on at least one front: the future of solar power. READ MORE
February 2010
In a classic case of the tail wagging the dog, upgrades to the nation’s electrical grid may be finally catching up to the technologies it has served. Widely available electricity has been the foundation for countless innovations in telecommunications in the modern age. However, the system for delivering that power is antiquated. READ MORE

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