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

September 2009
As the demands of home technology users become more sophisticated, it stands to reason that their use of in-home wiring will change, too. READ MORE
September 2009
As the national dialogue continues about the uses of alternative power, at least four states have added or increased their requirements on utilities for the production of electricity from renewable sources. READ MORE
September 2009
Its recent problems notwithstanding, California continues to light a path to the rest of the nation for policy change. In this case, the path would be lit with a device that uses considerably less power. READ MORE
September 2009
For some innovations, such as calculators and computers, the key to success was in finding a way to make things smaller. The future of concentrated solar power, on the other hand, depends on making the product deliverable on a grand scale. READ MORE
September 2009
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), Maryland’s largest gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1 million electric customers in central Maryland, recently announced an initiative to create one of the most extensive Smart Grids in the nation. The company has filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) for a comprehensive and advanced Smart Grid initiative. READ MORE
August 2009
All the recent hype and investment in energy efficiency, renewable power and new technology won’t amount to much without the proper upgrades to our energy infrastructure. Thankfully, the trend points to rapid growth in this dimension, too. READ MORE
August 2009
Wind power may have the potential to drastically alter our nation’s electricity consumption and reduce harmful emissions of greenhouse gases, but it will be of little use to energy consumers if the power generated can’t travel easily from the turbine to the plug. READ MORE
August 2009
With all of the talk in government circles about the possibilities of renewable power, it makes sense that the focus should be on developing those resources in the nation’s Western states, where the potential is arguably the greatest. READ MORE
August 2009
The federal government has released more than half of the money earmarked in the stimulus package for broadband projects. READ MORE

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