Siliconcowboy's Blog

Technology, journalism, social media and social responsibility

Category Archives: Alt+Energy

The key to a stable, profitable business

Today’s fast-moving, entrepreneurial marketplace contains a torrent of great ideas. In this environment, it’s often assumed that the winners simply managed to rise above the flood while the rest got … Continue reading

Rate this:

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thermoelectric Material is World’s Best at Converting Waste Heat to Electricity

A group of Northwestern University scientists has developed a thermoelectric material that is the best in the world at converting waste heat to electricity. Given that nearly two-thirds of energy … Continue reading

Rate this:

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is California Pushing Electric Cars that Nobody Wants?

Check out this Wall Street Journal video where an industry analyst claims that California’s strict automotive regulations are forcing auto makers to create cars that are unprofitable and unwanted.  Do … Continue reading

Rate this:

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

GOP Tells Military to Stop Using BioFuels

A report surfaced earlier today that the Republican-controlled House Armed Services Committee ordered the Department of Defense to cease using biofuels in its warships, planes and other vehicles.  Ostensibly, the … Continue reading

Rate this:

May 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Security Industry Sources say DHS Requested Gas Pipeline Companies Let Phishers Get Inside Networks

SecurityWeek today said that the Industrial Control Systems-Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) issue three successive confidential “amber” alerts at the end of March warning of an active phishing campaign targeting … Continue reading

Rate this:

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smart Grid Visionary Discusses How To Save Billions in Electricity

The man who coined the term “smart grid” will keynote the Smart Grid Summit on Wednesday in Miami Beach. Dr. Massoud Amin, Director of the Technological Leadership Institute, College of … Continue reading

Rate this:

January 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ameresco to Convert Livermore Landfill Gas into Power for City of Santa Clara

Project will support tech-heavy energy needs of Santa Clara residents and businesses The Republic Services Vasco Road Landfill will be home to a new 4.3 megawatt landfill gas-to-electricity (LFGTE) plant … Continue reading

Rate this:

January 31, 2011 · 2 Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,620 other followers