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Barry Stevens's Blog Posts

- December 17, 2012

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Several years ago, the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Maverick Lecture Series featured one of America's most-famous and most-beloved astronauts, Sally Ride.  With much sadness,...

- September 26, 2011

Oil and Gas Hidden Subsidies Can be Hazardous to Your Health!

Don’t get me wrong with what I say in this discussion. Firstly, natural gas being a domestic resource base and a cleaner fuel than coal and gasoline makes sense as an alternative energy...

- September 21, 2011

A Letter to President Obama

Mr. President Barack ObamaThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: This letter is written by an American for the future of America. It is...

- September 14, 2011

Money for Nothing – the Fall of Solyndra!

Question, what will a half a billion dollars get you when the government is at the helm? You want answers? You want the truth! The answer is absolutely nothing.  Case in point: Ehren...

- August 21, 2011

ARRA Section 1603 – One, Two, Three …… Nine You're Out?

The 1603 Program, “Renewable Energy Grant,” offering renewable energy project developers cash payments in lieu of the investment tax credits, enacted on January 1, 2009, will expire...

- August 19, 2011

When Politics and Renewable Energy Collide!

Unfortunately, the race towards renewable energy has more to do with politics and positioning for power than climate change, energy security, environmental stewardship, economic prosperity...

- August 16, 2011

New Jersey's SREC Based Solar Energy Projects are DOA!

It is somewhat dishearten to see the death throes of New Jersey solar projects that were primarily based on the sale of Solar Renewable Energy Certificates ("SRECs"). Like the 49’ers...

- August 15, 2011

Can Capitol Hill Finally Pass a Renewable Energy Test?

The federal gasoline tax is set to expire on September 30, 2011. In normal times, renewing the federal excise tax on gasoline would be another routine vote on Capitol Hill. With the...

- August 10, 2011

Where is America's Energy Policy?

Words such as energy independence, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity are great goals but a policy they do they make.  In the midst of a dysfunctional government and...

- August 04, 2011

Should Climate Change Antagonists Move to Green Bay?

Climate Change has become perhaps the most controversial and complicated issue facing the world today. On the one hand, warnings from the scientific community are becoming louder, as...

Barry Stevens

Barry Stevens

Dr. Barry Stevens is Founder and President of TBD America, Inc. a Technology Business Development consulting group serving the public and private sectors in the energy and fuels industries. Barry’s experience in the energy industry spans...

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