Category Archives: Green Technology

Fighting Drought Through Technology

From earlier blog posts you may be able to tell that I am deeply invested in the current severe drought in my home state of California. However, this is not just affecting us out here in the Golden State. Throughout … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Opens in Mojave Desert

On Thursday, February 13, 2014, the world’s largest solar-thermal power complex, called the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System,¬†officially opened. Sitting along the California-Nevada border, it stretches across approximately 5 square miles and contains roughly 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors. With a $2.2 … Continue reading

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Increasing Energy Efficiency Causing us to Consume More?

“Increasing efficiency is often the cheapest and easiest way to cut electricity and water¬†consumption, but some lawmakers expressed concerns that stricter rules may backfire and undermine progress toward curbing emissions.” Turns out that while there is some rebound (where individuals … Continue reading

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