Tag Archives: energy economics

Clean Tech Battle Cry For Generation Y

May 25, 2011

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I recently wrote about the struggles of clean tech to thrive without incentives from government funded research, federal tax cuts, and consumer financial programs. It stemmed quite the conversation in the comments section. Can clean tech continue to boom? If the elimination of incentive to drive demand and access is merely a road block, how […]

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Economists Don’t Pay Their Utility Bills

March 8, 2011

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The New York Times recently featured an article titled “How Energy Efficiency Sullies the Environment” and upon reading the headline in my Google Reader, I nearly scoffed aloud with disgust. I dove head first into the article, anxious to read what this cockamamie claim was all about. Pointing out that current energy efficiency standards (I’m […]

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MI Governor Pushes Energy From Economics Back to Environmental

February 27, 2011

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“The position of Chief Energy Officer created by Executive Order 2008-20, MCl445.2025, is abolished.” And my heart weeps. I voted for the current Governor of Michigan. I thought having a business person in charge of the state would help in our economic development. Unfortunately, the newly inaugurated governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, has confidently leaped […]

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