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

August 2009
The federal government has released more than half of the money earmarked in the stimulus package for broadband projects. READ MORE
August 2009
When President Barack Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu were considering new ways to improve energy efficiency, a light bulb went on in their heads. 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
July 2009
One of the greatest advantages of the evolution of new, high-speed digital technology has been the ability to stay connected, informed and entertained in the home. Case in point, before the Internet, “telecommute” was not a household word. READ MORE
July 2009
Lately, there has been no small amount of rhetoric in the nation’s capital about the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable power. To be sure, the federal government is backing up its words with tangible steps. READ MORE
July 2009
In one of the nation's most ambitious projects of distributed generation, Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy recently announced it will build between 100 and 400 electricity-generating mini solar power plants throughout the state over the next two years. The company boasts the project is one of the first large-scale initiatives of its kind in the United States. READ MORE
July 2009
President Obama has made no secret about the role he sees for renewable power in the nation’s energy future. To his credit, his administration has backed up words with a sizable investment of stimulus funds. READ MORE

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