Biking lets you be a Kid Again!

The ECOreport looks at one of America’s leading cycling cities, Biking lets you be a Kid Again!

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1As many as 60,000 Portland residents may use bicycles, or ebikes, every day. That’s Jonathan Maus’ best guesstimate. He says there are around 70 bike shops in town and ebikes are also displayed in a dozen or so. There are also two shops specifically dedicated to ebikes.
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The US & Europe will Lead in the Deployment of HEM Technologies, Lux Says

By Roy L Hales

A growing number of technologies ranging from smart thermostats and energy dashboards to whole-home control systems have emerged over the past decade. They are collectively known as  Home energy management (HEM) technologies. Utility companies are finding they can shave between 1.5% and 40% off their expenses using HEM devices and in the process add to customer engagement, competitive differentiation, and demand response.
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Get the Politics out of Wind Energy!

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Stanford University has just published a glowing report about how Wind Farms “can provide a surplus of reliable clean energy to society.” I almost posted it. It is important to publish information that does not fit your beliefs but, in this case, I decided to voice my skepticism instead.
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