Hydropower Blog Posts

Victor Cardona - October 31, 2014

Clean Energy Patents Peak in Second Quarter, Solar up, Toyota tops GM

Clean energy patents hit an all time high in the second quarter of 2014.  Solar patents again led Fuel Cell patents and all other technologies in what has become a pattern the booming...

EEFG / SellingEnergy.com - October 29, 2014

The 6 x 6 Rule

Many of you have probably heard of the “6 x 6 rule” of PowerPoint presentations. In case this is a new concept to you, the rule states that a PowerPoint slide should have no more than six bullet...

geoAMPS - October 27, 2014

Software improves land rights project efficiencies

From new pipelines to utility lines, from new road construction to telecommunications towers, the acquisition of right of way is an essential aspect of the early stages of an infrastructure...

Steven Corneli - October 15, 2014

We Can Do Better: The Unintended Consequences of EPA’s “Clean Power Plan”

Most people agree that it is time to seriously reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG).  EPA is actually required by law to reduce power and industrial GHG emissions in the...

Victor Cardona - October 10, 2014

New York-A hot bed of energy storage

The Albany Business Review has done a special issue on the energy storage industry in New York.   The highlights range from the NY BEST Commercialization Center  to GE's new fuel Cell...

John Farrell - October 09, 2014

Local, Lower Prices, 33 Percent Renewable — Sonoma Clean (Community) Power Has Launched

Starting this May, 20,000 Sonoma County, CA, electricity customers are getting renewable power at a lower cost than from their previous electric utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. The...

Victor Cardona - October 08, 2014

NY versus MA in Tech? Cleantech? Who wins?

New York Tech versus Massachusetts Tech. Who wins?  Unlike the Yankees and Red Sox this fall, this competition continues.    According to the Business Review and CB Insights, New York's...

IP Focus: PTO's AFP Extended - Useful or Another Acronym to Remember?

The US patent office has extended its After Final Pilot (AFP)  program for another year. This program is designed to facilitate communication between patent applicants and Patent Office...

geoAMPS - September 26, 2014

Reasons for solar energy's growth

The cost of solar power has dropped significantly in recent years. Between 1977 and 2013, the overall cost associated with solar power plummeted an amazing 99 percent. There are several...

Jonathan Doochin - September 11, 2014

2030 Outlook: A Trillion Dollar Taxpayer Bailout for Electrical Utilities

After bailing out Wall Street in 2008, are Americans ready to provide a one trillion dollar bailout to our electric utilities in 2030?  Even though worldwide demand for energy is estimated...

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