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Historic First As Renewable Energy Exceeds Nuclear Power

2007 was a technology milestone year. It was the year that Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. 2017 may be viewed as a similar milestone year. For the first time in history, renewable energy supplied more electricity into the U.S. grid … Continue reading

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Making Money In The Climate Change Economy

The world is getting warmer due to human pollution. So what? Is this impacting your sales or costs today? Approaching climate change like this will doom your business success. Climate change is the canary in the mine singing, “the Industrial … Continue reading

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Have You Bought Your Last Car

I just bought a hybrid electric SUV. It is a stunning piece of technology. This five passenger, four wheel drive vehicle is rated by the EPA for 34 city, 30 highway gasoline mileage. I got over 40 MPG cruising the … Continue reading

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Surviving and Thriving In A Future Tech Economy

CREATIVE DESTRUCTION defines future tech. Think Amazon vs Sears. The business model of retail work associates serving customers in shopping malls is being displaced by smart phones and artificial intelligence (AI) devices like Amazon’s Alexa. Amazon ends up hiring thousands … Continue reading

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Four Drivers Propelling Clean Tech’s Growth

PG&E is one of our nation’s largest electric utilities. It has recently proposed retiring its nuclear power plant that began commercial operations in 1985. PG&E’s stated reasons is that this plant “no longer fits the needed generation profile of the … Continue reading

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Five Technologies Driving California’s Clean IoT Electricity Strategy

California is again driving the world toward technologies that will disrupt how we live and work. This time California’s focus is on commercializing clean tech. The state is pioneering technologies to achieve a 40% reduction in climate changing emissions by … Continue reading

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How California Blackouts Will Make Solar and Batteries A National Story

California again faces potential blackouts. This time it is tied to a natural gas storage facility called Porter Ranch owned by Sempra Energy’s Southern California Gas. Porter Ranch’s ability to deliver energy has been crippled by a natural gas leak … Continue reading

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