Tag Archive: Green technology

Fisker Karma – Another Obama Boondoggle

Everyone’s probably heard of Solyndra but how many of you have heard of the Fisker Corporation? Two years ago, Henrik Fisker got $529,000,000 (yes, that’s $529 million) in government loan guarantees to start up his electric car company.  All the money hasn’t circled the bowl yet, but I’m predicting it will. Let’s start off with…

Go Green, Pay More Green

why-conserve-energy

Earlier in the year, we received a letter from our City Manager and City Councilmember which included our “first personalized Home Energy Report.”  The report compares our energy usage compared to our neighbors’. Our “most” efficient neighbors are graphed in green, “all” neighbors are graphed in orange and we’re graphed in, oh my God! black! …

When Green Was Just a Lovely Color

green

There was a time when I heard the word “green” and I’d think immediately of grass, trees, St. Patrick’s Day and candies I usually didn’t like.  Now, when I hear the word “green,” I immediately cringe. I cringe because I’m sure that the reference to “green” is going to refer to some new-fangled idea which…