Stephen Lacey

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Name: Stephen Lacey
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Working out

The office just got super comfortable. Words by Stephen Lacey.In 1932 philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote an essay entitled In Praise of Idleness where he predicted technology would free our lives, enabling us to work just four hours a day while spending ... [Published Indesignlive.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

This Diagram Will Help You Visualize How Opower's Software Platform Operates

After giving its software and analytics engine a powerful tuneup earlier this year as part of a fifth-generation release , Opower is unveiling yet another set of offerings for utility customers.The release, dubbed Opower 5.5, includes three new analytics ... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

What Happens to Solar Power Plants After They’re Installed?

By 2017, there will be more than 150 gigawatts of solar plants that need to be maintained globally. In order for solar to keep growing as an asset class, those plants need to be in top shape. Who’s going to take care of them all?As operations and maintenance ... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive Defends His Company’s Long-Term Business Strategy

SolarCity is a much different company than it was before it went public. It has made numerous acquisitions in an attempt to control nearly every part of the value chain – from hardware to customer acquisition – making it a fully vertically integrated ... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Growing flowers that create joy

Best job worst jobJUST as we can have apples all year round, so we can have cut flowers too, like roses and lilies in the depths of winter.When Karen Sedaitis and John Purser of Tantawanglo began growing flowers for the wholesale market two years ago, ... [Published Bega District News - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Six glorious scented plants to grow... and six smelly ones to avoid

1. Meyer’s lemonStephen Lacey, author of the RHS Companion to Scented Plants, says: "I can’t think of a better house plant than Meyer lemon, with its superb thin-skinned fruit and wonderful perfume." ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Scented plants: how to make your garden a fragrant paradise

Mark Diacono joins one of our leading horticultural writers to explore the heavenly scents that bring a garden to life Every autumn, when its flowers release their scent, I am momentarily wafted off to Hawaii by the Elaeagnus umbellata. I’ve never visited ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Would a Blimp That Harvests Clouds for Energy and Water Actually Work?

A lot of big ideas are floating around right now, and Kickstarter backers and venture capitalists are eagerly sorting through the lot of them. One that recently drifted to the fore was a Russian designer's plan to harvest clouds for water—and energy.The ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

No, the End of Oil and Gas Fracking Is Not Near. What Does That Mean for Cleantech?

In mid-September, the U.S. government revised its estimates for U.S. oil production upward once again. Boosted by increases in tight oil from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas, America could soon surpass its previous domestic production peak ... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

New York State’s Solar-Friendly Policies Could Become a Model

New York State is transforming itself into a model of solar power.In April, Governor Andrew Cuomo committed $1 billion to NY-Sun Initiative , a relatively new incentive program for solar deployment. The program provides funding incentives that decrease ... [Published OilPrice.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Utility Business Model: Evolution or Revolution?

09/22/14Recently, New York became the center of attention in the electricity sector after announcing a plan to reform distribution utilities in the state and create a model for "utility 2.0." Over the last four months, regulators, utilities and other ... [Published Greentech Media - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Did Solar Capacity Beat Natural Gas in the First Half of 2014?

Last year, solar photovoltaics and concentrating solar power were the second-largest source of new generating capacity in the U.S. That trend continued through the first half of 2014, with solar coming in behind natural gas in terms of new power plant ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 16 2014]

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Working out [Published Indesignlive.com - Oct 22 2014]
This Diagram Will Help You Visualize How Opower... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 19 2014]
What Happens to Solar Power Plants After They’r... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 17 2014]
SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive Defends His Company’s... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 10 2014]
Growing flowers that create joy [Published Bega District News - Oct 09 2014]
Scented plants: how to make your garden a fragr... [Published Telegraph - Oct 04 2014]
Six glorious scented plants to grow... and six ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 04 2014]
Would a Blimp That Harvests Clouds for Energy a... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
No, the End of Oil and Gas Fracking Is Not Near... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 02 2014]
New York State’s Solar-Friendly Policies Could ... [Published OilPrice.com - Oct 01 2014]
The Utility Business Model: Evolution or Revolu... [Published Greentech Media - Sep 26 2014]
How New York Is Creating a Platform for Creativ... [Published Greentech Media - Sep 24 2014]
Beyond Hardware: Why ARPA-E Sees Big Potential ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 24 2014]
Smart Thermostats for ‘Homes With More Than One... [Published Greentech Media - Sep 16 2014]
Did Solar Capacity Beat Natural Gas in the Firs... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 16 2014]
The U.S. Added More New Capacity For Solar Than... [Published Think Progress - Sep 11 2014]
Republican Senate Candidate Signs Koch Pledge, ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 24 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Rep. Raul Grijalva ... [Published Daily Kos - May 10 2014]
European Energy Companies Failing to Adapt [Published Social Funds - Mar 06 2014]
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The U.S. Added More New Capacity For Solar Than... [Published Think Progress - Sep 11 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The federal government agency that collects and crunches numbers on the U.S. energy sector released data on Tuesday showing how much new utility-scale generating capacity has been added in the first six months of 2014. In it, ...
Republican Senate Candidate Signs Koch Pledge, ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 24 2014]
CREDIT: Associated Press He’s the only Republican running for Senate who mentions climate change on his website. He used to support a carbon tax, and actually talks about conservative climate change solutions. Then, Jim Rubens signed the Koch brothers’ ...
Open thread for night owls: Rep. Raul Grijalva ... [Published Daily Kos - May 10 2014]
Sonali Kolhatkar at Truthdig writes Despite the Sad State of American Politics, Rep. Raul Grijalva Is Optimistic—Here’s Why :These days it’s easy to be jaded by our political system. The Supreme Court’s conservative majority has made it easier than ...
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