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

March 2009
There is no better place to plant the seeds for the expanded use of renewable power by future generations than in a school environment. School officials and corporate leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area embraced the concept recently when they announced a public-private partnership for solar power and energy efficiency. READ MORE
February 2009
While some may protest that policies to fight global warming only will hurt an already struggling economy, at least one study suggests an entirely different result. READ MORE
February 2009
It makes sense that, as more households opt for wireless connections, landlines will be cut. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control confirms that. Preliminary results from the January–June 2008 National Health Interview Survey indicate the number of American homes with only wireless telephones continues to grow. READ MORE
February 2009
Bold ideas always get a mixed reaction. It’s not until years later that anyone can say objectively if they were effective. President Barack Obama’s alternative energy goals are no exception. In a January 2009 speech at George Mason University, then President-elect Obama trumpeted a comprehensive plan to revive the nation’s faltering economy. READ MORE
January 2009
President Barack Obama has made it clear that he will invest heavily in the renewable and clean-energy sectors to help launch a national economic recovery. According to a study released just before the election, at least one region of the country is ready for the challenge. READ MORE
January 2009
While it will take more than wind power to break the country’s addiction to foreign oil, the United States continues to add new wind power facilities at a record pace. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the industry installed 1,389 megawatts (MW) in the third quarter of 2008, bringing the total to 4,204 MW of wind power projects completed so far this year. READ MORE
January 2009
Vermonters can celebrate. A local Internet provider has come up with a plan to offer broadband access in the state’s most remote areas. READ MORE
January 2009
Never content with the status of pioneer in the nation’s quest for greater development of renewable power, California has taken steps again to raise the standards for other states to follow. READ MORE
January 2009
Provo, Utah-based Raser Technologies Inc., recently inaugurated its first commercial-scale geothermal power plant in Beaver County, Utah. The plant’s output has already been committed to supply electricity to Anaheim, Calif. READ MORE

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