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12 Florida to Build World’s Largest PV Plant, Duke Energy Plans
PV for 850 Rooftops, UCSF Gets Hybrid PV
14 Feds Relent on Moratorium for Solar on Public Lands
By Allen Best
16 Green Goo for Biodiesel: Reality Check By Sarah Curry
18 2-Megawatt-Incentive Limit Sets Goals
19 GM Plans for Charging Electric Cars; GE, GAF Launch
HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNI TY COLLEGE
On the cover, Brandon Kelly and Nicole Landau, grad students in
mechanical engineering at Colorado State University, use liquid nitrogen
to quench a novel cathode material for an experimental lithium-ion battery. The battery may someday power electric vehicles or serve as grid
storage. PHO TOS COUR TES Y OF DAN BIHN.
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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2008 SOLARTODAY.ORG
Let’s Hear It for the Red, White and Green
By Brad Collins
10 Letters to the Editor
20 View from the States | Florida
Hey, It’s the Sunshine State!
By Jennifer Szaro
22 Investing in Clean Energy
Vertical Farms for Food and Restoration
By Rona Fried, Ph.D.
24 Teaching RE
Teaching for Sustainability
By Wafa Khalil, Ph.D.
26 Sustainable Worldview
The Bull’s-Eye on Our Back
By Michael Totten
28 Working RE
Breaking Into the Industry
By Mick Sagrillo
30 Readers’ Forum
Peak Oil: An Essential Part of the ASES Message
By Steve Sargent
53 Living Sustainably
By Neil Collins
54 New Products: Energy-Efficient Lighting
66 Inside ASES
Red State, Blue State, Purple Power
By John Reynolds, FAIA
72 Advertisers Index
74 Ask Ken
By Ken Sheinkopf