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

February 2017
In recent years, efficiency has become one of the primary drivers toward a sustainable energy economy and reduced carbon emissions. A recent analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) confirms the potential for remarkable gains to be had in the United States by embracing energy efficiency over the next several decades. READ MORE
February 2017
Safety has always been one of the biggest knocks against nuclear power. A standard adopted in March 2016 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) could further the industry’s neverending quest to address those concerns. READ MORE
January 2017
Partisan politics has almost become the norm in the United States, and disagreements over energy policy are no exception. Except, perhaps, in the state of Illinois.
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January 2017
A Southern California city known for its annual grand prix and its offshore oil derricks is now looking at an energy-storage project that will neither start cars nor run on fossil fuel.
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January 2017
A report released jointly in October by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and the World Wildlife Fund shows that leadership in the corporate world may now be fully engaged in the push for more renewable-energy generation.
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January 2017
As the economics of solar technology continue to change, homeowners are also changing the way they pay for rooftop installations.
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January 2017
Recently, the solar industry has managed to persevere and thrive, notwithstanding a political climate that is always casting an ominous cloud of uncertainty. That trend is continuing, with growth at an astonishing pace. According to recent data, the industry is setting new records, and is expected to break those again soon. READ MORE
January 2017
New presidential administrations are not prone to praising or, for that matter, keeping the policies of their predecessors, especially when they have been bitter rivals. On the subject of energy efficiency, the Trump administration may want to resist the temptation for a re-start, by considering the potential for huge savings from the actions of the Obama administration. READ MORE
January 2017
Transformative technologies have almost become the new norm in the age of digital communications and renewable power. For example, consider the impact of cell phones, Wi-Fi, the internet, wind and solar power, and electric vehicles on the industries, markets and consumers that have adopted them. Now, add energy storage to the list. READ MORE

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