NOVember/december 2008 sOLartOday.Org
Solar Today is published by the american Solar
energy Society, ases.org, the U.s. section of the
international solar energy society.
14 Tackling Climate Change
Hansen’s New Number and What It Tells Us
By Chuck Kutscher
16 Congress Extends Tax Credits, Xcel to Close Coal Plants,
Climate Change Summit
18 Lessons from the Clean Air Act By Robert Ukeiley
20 Hydro Project to Offset Whistler Energy Needs
22 Tech Advances: IMM Photovoltaic Cell Sets
64 Sun Technics Folds Into Conergy
75 Berkeley Approves City Loans, Michigan Passes RPS
Just three Steps to Success
by brad collins
9 Letters to the editor
10 Investing in Clean energy
Sustainable Leaders for 2008
by rona Fried, Ph.d.
12 View From the States
Fighting the Coal Wars in Kansas
by sharla riead, Ken riead, craig wolfe
and tom thompson
54 Small Wind Systems
Zoning for Small Wind turbines
by mick sagrillo
56 New Products: Focus on Sustainable Insulation
66 Safety Matters
Is PV a Do-It-yourself Option?
by John wiles
HUdsON VaLLey cOmmUNity cOLLege
68 Inside aSeS
Clean energy Case History
by John reynolds, Faia
76 advertiser Index
78 ask Ken
by Ken sheinkopf
On the cover, to maintain comfort year-round in the extreme climate
of Nevada’s eastern sierra, suzanne Johnson’s house incorporates
passive solar design as well as solar electric and solar water-heating
systems, shown on the left. see story on page 34.
Photo © edwardcaldwell.com.
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