Hydropower Blog Posts

IP Focus: Down But Not Out: More Avenues for a Frustrated Patent Appeal

Along the lines of the issues discussed in our previous posts on when you don’t like a decision by a Patent Officer Examiner, and then when your petition to the PTO Commissioner is...

Zachary Shahan - November 20, 2014

Iceland Is A Renewable Energy Rock Star

Iceland may not command much of the global economy, but it is known for clear leadership in a few arenas. One of those is energy, as the country gets ~85% of its energy from renewable...

K Kaufmann - November 18, 2014

The 51st State Forum Is Now Open — Share Your Ideal Energy Market

Innovators are, almost by nature, impatient people. What’s here and now is never good enough; they must tinker with it, always looking ahead to how they would do it differently or better. ...

Zachary Shahan - November 18, 2014

One of the Oldest Clean Energy Organizations on the Planet

Practical Action is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing renewable energy, clean water, waste services, improved food supply, and greater disaster preparation to Africa, Southeast...

Zachary Shahan - November 15, 2014

This Renewable Energy Giant Is Into Everything

Enel Green Power, a renewable energy subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, isone of 4 finalists in the “Large Corporation” category of the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize. I’d say...

geoAMPS - November 12, 2014

GIS: Technology helping to pave renewables' future

Throughout the world, more and more resources are being committed to producing energy from renewable sources. That is especially true in the United States, which is the leading producer...

IP Focus: 3-D Printing - Is That Iron Man on That Prosthetic?

3D printing, a rapidly growing technology that transforms computer-aided designs into tangible, functional three-dimensional products, presents almost unlimited possibilities to consumers...

John Farrell - November 11, 2014

Moving Beyond Utility 2.0, To Energy Democracy

The transformation taking place in the electricity system is enormous, and the prescribed solution — a version 2.0 electric utility — offers a way for utilities to  remain financially...

IP Focus: Patent Marking Changes Made by AIA to Reflect Technological Advances

So my patent was granted. What is all this about marking my patented products, and how do I do it? The marking statute encourages patentees to give notice that an article is patented. ...

Stephanie Kolodziej - November 01, 2014

Welcome to Our New Energy Storage E-Newsletter!

The energy storage industry is growing and so is RenewableEnergyWorld.com. In recognition of the rapidly evolving energy storage industry, RenewableEnergyWorld.com introduced a dedicated...

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