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The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Here is an innovative idea for sustainable roadways. Check out the Web site and VOTE in the GE contest to help get them funding. "The Solar Roadway is a series of structurally-engineered sol Jon F. Aug 27, 2010 12:45 PM
New Meetup: Water Speaker Series - Solar Energy's Future and the Impacts on Water - Announcing a new Meetup for The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group! What : Water Speaker Series - Solar Energy's Future and the Impacts on Water Jon F. Aug 14, 2010 9:05 PM
New Meetup: The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - Meetup for The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group! What : The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup When : Saturday, August Jon F. Jul 31, 2010 7:03 PM
Meetup details changed: A Conversation with Az Corporation Candidates - I've updated this Meetup. Due to tight candidate schedules, the candidates will speak at the beginning of the meeting (shortly after 10:00, not later in the meeting). For more details, see the full listing: Jon F. Jul 30, 2010 1:41 AM
Alt Energy Meetup: A Conversation with Az Corporation Candidates - This is a special Meetup to help prepare us for the coming election cycle. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/calendar/14103872­/ Jon F. Jul 15, 2010 3:19 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] File on Rare Earth Metals/ China - FYI, If you want some good information on minerals and their industrial impact, check out the USGS's site: http://minerals.usgs.gov/miner­als/pubs/comm Charles A. Jul 12, 2010 3:23 PM
File on Rare Earth Metals/ China - Steve's attachment has been uploaded to the "Files" section of the Web page: http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/files/ Enjoy. Jon Jon F. Jul 12, 2010 3:02 PM
Fw: Rare Earth Metals shortage update - user 6. Jul 12, 2010 10:34 AM
Rare Earth Metals shortage update - user 6. Jul 9, 2010 6:31 PM
Meetup details: The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/calendar/13792828­/ When : Saturday, July 10, 201 Jon F. Jul 8, 2010 1:47 PM
ACC Election - The debates have started and there will be more to come. Here is a link to the recent debate among the three Democrat candidates. Check it out. < Jon F. Jul 7, 2010 2:30 PM
Here is another candidate for the All-time Millennial Award for Maximal Irony - user 6. Jul 7, 2010 12:08 AM
June - The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/13427250/ When: Saturday, June 12,[masked]:30 PM Jon F. Jun 11, 2010 6:34 PM
Fwd: This Monday, 6/14: Free Happy Hour for Renz Jennings, "Father" of Renewable Energy Standards: Candidate for AZ Corporation Commission - Preview not available Jon F. Jun 10, 2010 12:11 AM
Innovative Green Built Projects - Scottsdale G B Series - Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series - Innovative Green Built Projects What Jon F. Jun 2, 2010 3:55 PM
Re: "Arizona could become a hotspot for alternative energy" - On AZCentral.com - Alt Energy Fans: One of our members has been trying to promote civil discourse and sanity into an AZCentral discussion on Arizona could become a hotspot for alternative energy Jon F. Jun 1, 2010 3:26 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Nissan Leaf - Dear Steve, Pete Jun 1, 2010 5:19 AM
Nissan Leaf - user 6. May 31, 2010 8:38 PM
"Arizona could become a hotspot for alternative energy" - But Will It? - Interesting article spelling out the future of solar in AZ. Jon F. May 31, 2010 6:14 PM
Rocky Mountain Institute - ?Reinventing Fire? - Preview not available Jon F. May 30, 2010 2:04 PM
Alt Energy MeetUp Poll - Please respond!! - Members: We are still trying to find a new site for our meetings. Few have responded to the poll that asks about your preferences on locations/ site characteristics. If you have a preference, please respond. Jon F. May 24, 2010 9:59 PM
Living Green Conference ~ this Saturday! - rawgirl A. May 19, 2010 8:07 AM
The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - June, Plan Ahead - I've entered this Meetup's tenative plans. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/13427250/ When: Saturday, June 12, 2 Jon F. May 8, 2010 10:04 PM
Meetup details changed: The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/13189866/ When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:30 PM Jon F. May 6, 2010 1:36 PM
SOLAR 2010 - ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~­~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The National Solar Conference - SOLAR 2010 May 17-22, 2010 Phoenix Convention Center ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Jon F. Apr 21, 2010 9:49 PM
Nissan Leaf pricing - user 6. Apr 18, 2010 3:44 PM
Meetup details changed: The Phoenix Alternative Energy April Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/12870205/ When: Saturday, April 10,[masked]:30 PM Jon F. Apr 9, 2010 9:44 PM
Fwd: Governor's Summit on "Arizona's Renewable Energy Future" - Preview not available Jon F. Apr 2, 2010 6:03 PM
Two new posts on the meet-up site message board - please post comments - I added two new posts to the Meet-up group website. They can be found under th Michelle Mar 27, 2010 8:51 PM
Fwd: To Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group from an ASU Group - Several of us at Arizona State University are working on ways to improve education and training of our solar energy graduates. These graduates can help advance the development of solar energy. Jon F. Mar 10, 2010 5:46 PM
Fwd: Representative Lucy Mason - AZ Solar Center Meet-up Group - Representative Lucy Mason talk The AZ Solar Center Meet-up Group is going to be having a special meeting on Wednesday March 17th at 4pm with regards to what is happening Jon F. Mar 10, 2010 9:20 AM
News on the "Rare-Earth Minerals" Problem - user 6. Mar 9, 2010 2:53 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Dreaming the Possible Dream - Thank you Jon! The size of the Calera plants will be much larger than the Particulate scrubbers to be installed on coal fired power plants. Installing those scrubbers are being fought by the power companies. They disdain the thought of appeasing e Ray Alfini P. Mar 7, 2010 4:13 PM
Fwd: Dreaming the Possible Dream - I can't believe the likes of Tom Friedman selecting a couple of start-ups and proclaiming them as "clean" when all they do is move something on a scale from "Horrendous" to "Moderately Polluting!" Jon F. Mar 7, 2010 12:59 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: ] Solar Thermal/Gas hybrid Power Plants - Jon, I think we need to publicize the water use issues that M. Pasqueletti presented to us at the recent ASU meeting we attended. ��At the very least we should provide a link to the information. ��In any case when we resume our more technical AEme MaryLou B. Mar 6, 2010 8:11 PM
Meetup details changed: The Phoenix Alternative Energy March Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/12597933/ When: Saturday, March 13,[masked]:30 PM (Not Jon F. Mar 6, 2010 11:31 AM
Fwd: ] Solar Thermal/Gas hybrid Power Plants - Preview not available Jon F. Mar 6, 2010 10:50 AM
Laser Hydride CD Storage for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles - Preview not available Jon F. Mar 4, 2010 3:55 PM
Fw: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - user 6. Feb 24, 2010 2:03 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - user 6. Feb 23, 2010 3:35 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - Ray: You are right in that it is just another fuel cell. If it only works at a high temperature and on carbon-based fuel, it's not going to be convenient or sustainable. If it could run on hydrogen generated from solar or wind, then the Jon F. Feb 22, 2010 12:30 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - This is a great topic. The best Authority in the State is Dr Mani at the PTL Laboratory. He has presented topics for Solar groups in the past and may well do one for us. If he were I would suggest an appropriate setting for Dr. Mani as he is a really nice Ray Alfini P. Feb 22, 2010 10:58 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - Ray, ��At this time, is this 'fuel cell' intended for home use or transportation or both? Or does this temperature limitation preclude either? ��Would this be a good subject for a meeting? MaryLou�� On MaryLou B. Feb 22, 2010 10:52 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Bloom Box - The Bloom Box is a fuel cell. When they opened the cabinet and showed the ancillary equipment required in order for the little black box to work, it was apparent that the system will be working at high temperatures, ie a fuel cell capable of using NG or f Ray Alfini P. Feb 22, 2010 7:18 AM
The Bloom Box - user 6. Feb 21, 2010 11:15 PM
In regards to meeting place - Peggy B. Feb 21, 2010 1:47 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Thanks, Vinny. I think that the video on Cap & Trade is a good start at figuring out what we should be doing. That will take some effort on the part of individuals and VOTERS!! I hope we can address this issue in an upcoming Meet-Up. Jon F. Feb 21, 2010 1:21 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - vinny Feb 21, 2010 12:36 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Well said, Pe Dick Feb 14, 2010 10:42 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Dear Pete, Please contact me. ��I would like to discuss this matter with you outside of this venue. �� [address removed] On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 12:38 PM, Pete MaryLou B. Feb 14, 2010 10:15 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Jon, This is an excellent idea. ��I believe we need to take some of the mystery out of this policy concept. ��I'm glad Bill mentioned viable alternatives in his suggestion. ��Let's put the word out there. ��Anyone who knows anyone MaryLou B. Feb 14, 2010 10:11 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Dear Bill Chase, Jon a Pete Feb 14, 2010 8:26 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Actually no country walked out of Cap and Trade after Copenhagen. As a& user 9. Feb 13, 2010 9:38 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - William M. Chase J. Feb 13, 2010 8:48 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Dear Jon and other mem Pete Feb 13, 2010 12:38 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Pete: Good idea for a subject for a Meet-Up. There are lots of alternatives to "Cap and Trade" vs carbon tax. A new one is Cap and Dividend which is a possible ammendant to the current legisdlative proposals. We can talk about that this a Jon F. Feb 13, 2010 11:37 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Preview not available Pete Feb 13, 2010 10:36 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Meetup details: The Phoenix Alternative Energy February Meetup - Dear Joyce, Pete Feb 13, 2010 9:37 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Preview not available vinny Feb 13, 2010 9:15 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Meetup details: The Phoenix Alternative Energy February Meetup - Hi, Thanks for the invitation. However, I will not be attending this meeting I appreciate your emails and plan to attend future meetings. Regards, Joyce On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Jon Findley wrote: > I've updated th Joyce M. Feb 13, 2010 8:51 AM
Re: Arizona quits Western climate endeavor - Preview not available Paul S. Feb 13, 2010 6:46 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Arizona quits Western climate endeavor, - Are you suggesting that we might invite the 'powers that be' to be accountable to us about water use, real costs and the waste issues we are left to resolve? ��Well, glory be...imagine that...a meeting with those guys on the hotseat. ��Jon MaryLou B. Feb 12, 2010 7:42 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Arizona quits Western climate endeavor, - What do you mean another step backward? Every red blooded Arizonian republican will cherish the message sent by Governor Brewer! Just like those that cheer to hear that solar thermal electricity generation uses more water than thermal coal or nuke fired p Ray Alfini P. Feb 12, 2010 7:03 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Arizona quits Western climate endeavor, - vinny Feb 12, 2010 12:03 PM
Arizona quits Western climate endeavor, - Alt Energy People: Another step backward for Arizona - Jon F. Feb 12, 2010 10:08 AM
Energy Issues in the News - Alt Energy People: Arizona is in this game (15% by 2025) but at below what even the proposed National standard would be. Jon F. Feb 11, 2010 11:22 PM
Meetup details: The Phoenix Alternative Energy February Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://alternativeenergy.meetu­p.com/35/calendar/12272332/ When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:30 PM Jon F. Feb 10, 2010 1:50 PM
Energy Dynamics Show on KFNX with Stan Hexom & Jon Findley - Energy Dynamics is a talk radio show with radio host Stan Hexom. Stan talks about solar power, renewable energy, and sustainability issues and solutions. Stan Hexom is one of the foremost renewable energy and sustainability advocates, and a leader in the Jon F. Feb 4, 2010 3:32 PM
Event with the AZ Solar Center MeetUp Group - Another good speaker on getting ready to upgrade your home!! http://www.meetup.com/az-solar­-center/calendar/12179256/ Jon Jon F. Feb 3, 2010 4:18 PM
Fwd: Last Chance to Register: SBIR/STTR Phase I Wkshp. + Renewable Energy Orientation - Preview not available user 8. Feb 1, 2010 8:51 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Please remove me from your email list. Jerr JERRY O. Jan 26, 2010 11:06 AM
FW: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Solar Executive Orders, State of Arizona - hot off the presses - Hi all, More (Thorium) fuel for the nuclear... fire? Anywa user 8. Jan 26, 2010 9:05 AM
Glitter Sized Photovoltaics Produce Results - Preview not available user 8. Jan 26, 2010 8:31 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Green houses on a commercial scale may not be ideal. ��As an addition to the home garden, something else entirely and as the gentleman suggested another vehicle to reduce the carbon footprint. ��Anything that contributes to the improvement of buil MaryLou B. Jan 25, 2010 7:10 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Preview not available user 1. Jan 25, 2010 2:37 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - I will try. �� Please have patience. ��I am technically challenged. ��If I can't do it, I will refer to Jon later today. ��Please consider using my private email if you would like to share why. ��Thank you, MaryLou B. Jan 25, 2010 10:58 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - MaryLou: Would you please remove me from the monthly meeting listing. T JERRY O. Jan 25, 2010 8:01 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - Well, MaryLou agrees with you that personal comments and aspersions are really inappropriate in this forum. ��Let's drop this. ��NOW, please...Thank you, MaryLou On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 2:38 PM, Pete MaryLou B. Jan 24, 2010 10:07 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - It's not about being right. ��Personal comments are inappropriate. ��Period. ��MaryLou On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 5:38 PM, photoguy < [address removed] &g MaryLou B. Jan 24, 2010 10:04 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - I agree with you, but I can do it in one or 2 sentences. Why does it take you 2 or 3 paragraphs every time !! Try learning someth user 1. Jan 24, 2010 5:38 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - Dear Kent,   Pete Jan 24, 2010 2:38 PM
Re: Topic for Discussions - Preview not available Jon F. Jan 24, 2010 10:48 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Which is one of many reasons why the inclusion of permaculture and other 'community' related issues are part and parcel of the Alternative Energy BIG Picture, our ENVIRONMENT being the frame for this picture. ��The technical types in this memb MaryLou B. Jan 24, 2010 9:43 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Dear Sue, One can eat from a solar panel. This group is for alternative energy. What more could support alternative energy than a Green House. These Heat and Food Producing solar collectors can provide you with the "eat your sola Ray Alfini P. Jan 24, 2010 9:16 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Preview not available Pete Jan 23, 2010 6:18 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] re: Topic for Discussions - Paul, Yes I agree! Everything is interconnected and relies on fuel of some sort. We cannot solve one problem without the interconnected other. You can't eat a solar panel. Haiti collapsed because the food grown were for commodities and export and no Sue T. Jan 23, 2010 4:25 PM
Re: Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - Preview not available Paul S. Jan 23, 2010 1:12 PM
re: Topic for Discussions - Preview not available Paul S. Jan 23, 2010 12:50 PM
Topic for Discussions - Hi Everyone, Over the past few days there has been a fair amount of discussion about what should or should not be promoted within this group and email list. While I agree in principal with 80% of what has been discussed, I felt it was important to shar user 9. Jan 23, 2010 10:09 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - user 1. Jan 23, 2010 9:38 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - Pete, why does your 2? always end up feeling more like 5 or 10?? user 1. Jan 23, 2010 5:47 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - AND...as one of the coFacilitators of this group, I heartily concur. ��Political action in the realm of ALTERNATIVE ENERGY is VERY appropriate. ��I would be disappointed in anything less. ��MaryLou Benigno On MaryLou B. Jan 23, 2010 2:54 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - Dear Brad, Dan, Marylou, Jon et al, Pete Jan 23, 2010 12:42 AM
Desert Biofuels blog: Dan Rees (AZ Biodiesel) on the Biodiesel Tax Incentive - All -- at the risk of violating my own suggested rule of avoiding politics, but under the assumption that the direct alt energy relevance trumps here, I wanted to alert you to a message from Dan Rees that we posted on our Desert Biofuels Initiative blog. user 8. Jan 22, 2010 10:04 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Could we please use the alt energy list for ALT ENERGY issues? - ��� Dick Jan 21, 2010 3:34 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Could we please use the alt energy list for ALT ENERGY issues? - user 1. Jan 21, 2010 2:40 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Breaking News: Supreme Court Undoes Democracy - Dear Roberta, Please email me with your personal email. ��I need to have some dialogue with you. ��It is very important. [address removed] On Thu, Jan 21, MaryLou B. Jan 21, 2010 2:21 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Could we please use the alt energy list for ALT ENERGY issues? - Dear Geoff, ��Thank you for your attention to this matter. ��Please note that I have asserted the mission of AEM to be a non partisan group. ��I am personally attending to each person, however repetitive this message may be. ��I am persona MaryLou B. Jan 21, 2010 2:19 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Could we please use the alt energy list for ALT ENERGY issues? - Dear Robert, ��The leadership here is in full agreement with you. ��I am speaking for Jon as well as myself. ��We are a non partisan group. ��I have been very disappointed that the environment and all its periphery issues have ever been la MaryLou B. Jan 21, 2010 2:14 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Could we please use the alt energy list for ALT ENERGY issues? - This is MaryLou CoFacilitator of the AEMeetup Group. ��I agree with those who are noting the misuse of this site . ��The message from Roberta Schneider is entirely out of line. ��I suspect she is not aware of her faux pas, although when MaryLou B. Jan 21, 2010 2:07 PM

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