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Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Study: Arizona should export solar power - Arizona's solar resources are the envy of the world. We have every reason to consider it a natural resource of the state. On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Jon Findley < Charles A. Nov 23, 2010 3:50 PM
Fwd: Study: Arizona should export solar power - Interesting article. Should we export our solar power or use it ourselves? Jon Jon F. Nov 23, 2010 2:29 PM
Fwd: Nissan LEAF is heading your way! - Preview not available Jon F. Nov 10, 2010 1:58 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://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/calendar/14750418­/ When : Saturday, November 13, Jon F. Nov 6, 2010 11:36 AM
Possible MAJOR Battery Advance - user 6. Nov 1, 2010 12:26 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] New Biofuel System - This sounds amazing as long as there is some additional control mec Franklin Oct 29, 2010 11:32 AM
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Phoenix - user 6. Oct 27, 2010 1:52 PM
New Biofuel System - user 6. Oct 25, 2010 12:37 PM
New Meetup: Valley of the Sun Solar and Sustainability Tour - Announcing a new Meetup for The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group! What : Valley of the Sun Solar and Sustainability Tour When : Saturday, Jon F. Oct 21, 2010 12:57 PM
The Passing of Kent Knudson - Preview not available Jon F. Oct 6, 2010 3:31 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://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/calendar/14750406­/ When : Saturday, October 9, 2 Jon F. Oct 6, 2010 1:41 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Global Work Party - 10/10/10 - This looks really good. I went to the site and looked around. Their presentation materials and organizing strategies are just super. I especially like the Amisa Y. Sep 14, 2010 1:06 PM
Global Work Party - 10/10/10 - Alternative Energy Fans: At our Saturday meeting, we talked about going beyond what an individual can do (roof-top solar; efficient light bulbs; etc.) and heard about some community programs. Here is a golden opportunity to join in this mov Jon F. Sep 14, 2010 12:01 PM
New Meetup: LIVING WITH THE SUN, AZ. STYLE - 2010 LECTURE SERIES - Announcing a new Meetup for The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group! What : LIVING WITH THE SUN, AZ. STYLE - 2010 LECTURE SERIES When : Thurs Jon F. Sep 13, 2010 6:38 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] New Meetup: Cool Codes, Green Buildings, Cooler Climate Town Hall - Great Idea Jon...hopping onto other events that encompass our interests...great idea, and they have a central phx venue...I will plan to be there. ��Excellent. ��MaryLou On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Jon Findley MaryLou B. Sep 13, 2010 5:24 PM
New Meetup: Cool Codes, Green Buildings, Cooler Climate Town Hall - Announcing a new Meetup for The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group! What : Cool Codes, Green Buildings, Cooler Climate Town Hall When : Tues Jon F. Sep 13, 2010 5:01 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://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/calendar/14278318­/ When : Saturday, September 11 Jon F. Sep 9, 2010 1:15 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Tesla Motors pays huge fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity - Dear Bill, Kent, Pete Sep 7, 2010 6:03 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Tesla Motors pays huge fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity - William M. Chase J. Sep 6, 2010 8:23 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Tesla Motors pays huge fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity - Thanks, Steve, for that tidbit of ridiculous regulatory information. Laws seem to get stranger every day. user 1. Sep 5, 2010 11:55 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Tesla Motors pays huge fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity - Dear Steve et al, Pete Sep 5, 2010 1:15 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Dear Marylou et al, Pete Sep 2, 2010 8:40 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Pete, If you're really paying attention you wouldn't be lumping everyone into one group. ��I happened to agree with you about the flaws in this idea, although like Amisa, the discussion is stimulating. ��marylou MaryLou B. Sep 2, 2010 7:48 PM
Fwd: Fuel cell at new Albertsons converts natural gas to electricity without burning it - Here is another example of two steps forward and one and a half steps back. It may be virtually "off the grid" but it is 100% on the natural gas pipe line. and with what we are finding out about the fracking methods used by the current ga Jon F. Sep 2, 2010 2:23 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Pete, Mary lou and Ray, you are on the right blue print to reallity ! Fred Fred A. Sep 2, 2010 7:38 AM
Tesla Motors pays huge fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity - user 6. Sep 1, 2010 11:55 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - I feel that there would be more support for solar energy development projects if more people were involved in solar energy at the individual level. Grassro Amisa Y. Sep 1, 2010 7:50 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Dear MaryLou et al, Pete Sep 1, 2010 4:44 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - I concur. ��Solar water heating has the best payback of all and if you multiply this energy saving by the multi millions of residences and businesses that might conceivably participate that would make a huge dent...and the employment picture would imp MaryLou B. Aug 31, 2010 10:49 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - The costs associated with these panels are not available. There are many other ways to generate power without having to overcome a moving vehicle's mass, oil and tire tracks, freezing and thawing. Road bed construction for typical concrete and asphalt Ray Alfini P. Aug 31, 2010 6:09 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - http://www.nsf.gov/publication­s/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=55­27&ods_key=nsf10590 Charles A. Aug 31, 2010 4:36 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - YES! Pete... ��AND this would/could ultimately lead to decentralization of the grid. ��What we need is some entrepreneurial adventures right here in AZ. ��I just don't get it. ��Why not direct stimulus money to such a venture. ��Th MaryLou B. Aug 31, 2010 2:46 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Dear Franklin, St Pete Aug 30, 2010 2:41 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Paul H. Aug 30, 2010 2:12 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Thanks, in reality this idea is next to insanity !!!!!!!! There could be possibly Fred A. Aug 30, 2010 12:15 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - A better idea is to put solar panels ABOVE the roadways at least as high Franklin Aug 30, 2010 11:26 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - user 6. Aug 30, 2010 10:02 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Geoff S. Aug 29, 2010 11:32 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - I must be missing somthing ! I have been building roads, all kinds of efficient st Fred A. Aug 28, 2010 1:27 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Randy D. Aug 28, 2010 10:54 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - Well, I suppose that could be a problem in some cases but think about the average highway; if you keep six or more car-lengths between you and the next car, that is less the 20% of the time that a spot would be shaded. Of course if it is a bumper-to-bumpe Jon F. Aug 27, 2010 11:46 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Solar Roadway - They need our support!! - ...but how would the sun penetrate the cars to get to the roadway? ��m On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Jon Findley < [address removed] > wrote: MaryLou B. Aug 27, 2010 4:16 PM
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 user 6. 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

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