The Future of Energy: Cheap, Ubiquitous and Efficient?





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Published on Jul 19, 2010

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Joel Makower, executive editor of GreenBiz.com, draws a parallel between the evolution of computing over the last 50 years, and the future of energy consumption. He predicts that energy production and distribution will become so "cheap and ubiquitous and efficient, that it's almost free."

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For 20 years, Joel Makower (www.makower.com) has been a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. He is executive editor of the acclaimed website GreenBiz.com and its sister sites, conferences, and research, all produced by Greener World Media, of which he is co-founder and chairman; he also serves as a senior strategies for GreenOrder, a sustainability management consultancy.

Makower is author of more than a dozen books; his newest, Strategies for the Green Economy, has just been published by McGraw-Hill. He also writes "Two Steps Forward" (www.readjoel.com), a popular blog on green business, clean technology, and green marketing. The Associated Press has called him "the guru of green business practices."


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