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Cape Spin-An American Power Struggle

Stefanie Spear  |  03/12/12 @ 11:30am

One of my favorite events of the year is right around the corner-the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) from March 22 to April 1. There are many aspects of the festival I enjoy, but perhaps what I find most valuable is the opportunity to engage in conversation on the plethora of topics addressed in the documentaries shown...more

WHY I'M GOING TO WASHINGTON

Stefanie Spear  |  07/17/11 @ 12:29pm

One of the most important aspects of my business is taking advantage of opportunities that secure my bottom line, strengthen the economy and foster a cleaner environment. That's why this week, I'm taking a brief leave of absence from running my business, Expedite Renewable Energy, and heading to Washington, DC to make sure my representatives are focusing on policies that...more

The forthcoming energy crisis-Can it be stopped?

Stefanie Spear  |  02/19/11 @ 7:45pm

I was sitting in a room with nearly 100 people participating in a corporate sustainability roundtable listening to a panel on the future of advanced and renewable energy according to electric utilities and there wasn't one person in the room that disagreed that the U.S., and rest of the world, is headed toward an energy crisis.  Of course, that fact,...more

Stop the gravy train and level the playing field between fossil fuels and renewables

Stefanie Spear  |  02/03/11 @ 11:47am

Millions of us heard President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address last month say, "We need to get behind this innovation. And to help pay for it, I'm asking Congress to eliminate the billions in taxpayer dollars we currently give to oil companies. I don't know if you've noticed, but they're doing just fine on their own....more

Renewable resolutions-How will solar and wind projects prevail in 2011?

Stefanie Spear  |  01/05/11 @ 11:18am

What resources are used to power the electricity grid will certainly continue to be debated throughout 2011.  And what actions will be taken in the 112th Congress on electric power generation is yet to be seen, but passing a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) or any form of carbon cap and trade bill seems highly unlikely.  Even without the necessary...more

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