Tag Archives: energy politics

Energy Efficiency Gets Empirical on its Enemy

May 30, 2011


Energy efficiency has an enemy – and they’re called the Rebounders. Many opponents of energy efficiency and conservation efforts around the country are touting the evils of the “energy rebound effect”. The energy rebound effect theory claims that as the population adopts more energy efficient practices and utilizes more efficient equipment, the cost savings they […]

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Clean Tech Battle Cry For Generation Y

May 25, 2011


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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