|Extreme Weather and Power Outages: Distributed Clean Power Can Meet Emergency Needs
July 6, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
The tornadoes in the South and Midwest this spring, the recent unprecedented fires in the Southwest and the floods across the country once again showed how fragile our electric grid is and how dependent we are on it for our basic services.
|Google’s Clean Energy Tax Strategy: Other Companies Should Follow Suit
June 15, 2011 by Lewis Milford
The latest Google foray into clean energy could hold lessons for many other companies interested in clean energy investment.
|ARPA-E Needs Customers for its Clean Energy Breakthroughs
June 7, 2011 by Lewis Milford
The Administration rightly has asked for increased funding for the DOE venture like funding of ARPA-E- though the House budget decreases ARPA-E funding.
|States and Clean Energy Economic Development
May 25, 2011 by Lewis Milford
For the last decade, clean energy projects like wind, solar, and biomass have proliferated across the United States.
|Turning Climate Tech Transfer on its Head
May 11, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
This week we released a new report on global climate innovation – the lessons learned from global innovation initiatives in other areas to create new directions for climate technology innovation, especially in developing countries.
|Picking Nuclear, Picking a Winner?
May 2, 2011 by Lewis Milford
In my recent post, I tried to counter the myth that the government should not be in the business of “picking winners,” a charge leveled against some recent Obama Administration energy proposals.
|Picking Winners or Losers
April 26, 2011 by Lewis Milford
Recently, some members of Congress criticized Energy Secretary Chu for “picking winners’ through his research and development programs like ARPA-E.
|The Weakest Link in the Nuclear Chain
April 20, 2011 by Lewis Milford
The reason the damaged nuclear plants in Japan could not retain power to cool the reactors or the spent fuel rods in holding tanks after the tsunami in March was because the backup power systems failed.
|Does the world need another energy blog?
March 30, 2011 by Lewis Milford
I think it might, and that is why we are starting one at Clean Energy Group.
|Innovation to Infrastructure: Clean Energy Without Cap and Trade
November 12, 2010 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
With the failure of cap and trade in Washington and in international negotiations, it is time for a new strategy: clean energy pragmatism.