US Ag Secretary wants to stand by Ethanol and Ignore Job Growth

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If someone asks you why America is not creating jobs, you can point to the actions  of government officials like Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. According to the blog Domestic Fuels, Secretary Vilsack is preparing to defend ethanol production at the next meeting of the G-20. While the world is cooling to the notion of using …

Can Hydrogen Convergence restore the Legacy of American Ideals?

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Transitioning from one long wave to another, by definition, leads to massive creative destruction. One of the first casualties of this process may be American Ideals about business leadership. Last week, it was announced that Nitin Nohria will become the first foreign born dean of the Harvard Business School. This means that Harvard is outsourcing …

Hydrogen Convergence via Metro-Washington COG

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The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) develops solutions to issues of regional importance in the nation’s capital and its surrounding communities. Your help is needed to secure a fare share of the $700 Billion International Cleantech Market for the Greater Washington DC region. This is a once in a lifetime effort and your legacy …

Combining Cleantech Management and Hydrogen Convergence

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Everyone can readily see the impact of the Internet on business development. However many don’t recognize the importance of computer resource management. We at the ebTDesign Forum would suggest that it was the changes in managing back-office processes that allowed the Internet to generate extraordinary value. Hydrogen Convergence has the potential of doing the same …

Will Open Government include the Hydrogen Convergence Movement?

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Yesterday, the Obama Administration issued a memo requiring specific actions be taken to transition to a more Open Government. We at the ebTDesign Forum applaud the principles that this document professes to support:  transparency, participation, and collaboration. As hydrogen convergence colonist, we wonder if the administration will apply these principles to the development of energy …

Invitation to a Hydrogen Convergence twitter party on 11/30/09

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Help us change the conversation and put hydrogen convergence on the agenda as a solution for global climate change. As you probably know, doing the same thing and expecting different results is a primary symptom of insanity. Unfortunately, many so-called climate change experts never received the memo. Last week, Jeff Serfass alerted the ebTDesign Forum …

Understanding the Hydrogen Convergence Opportunity

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Everyday communities deal with the hardship caused by either limited or non-existent high-speed Internet connectivity. It is unthinkable that a decade after the initial high-speed deployments that Americans still suffer from a digital divide. It will be unfortunate if we are having a similar conversation at the beginning of the next decade in regard to …

When Hydrogen Convergence drives Natural Gas Pricing

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There will come a time in the not too distant future when the price of natural gas will based on its value to hydrogen convergence. Once this happens, natural gas producers will have access to the new markets that will be created by a more stable energy platform and a vibrant post-Globalization marketplace. Hydrogen convergence …

What does Hydrogen Convergence Mean to H2 Filling Stations?

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Hydrogen convergence means that development and deployment of H2 refueling stations will progress more like the Internet instead of like traditional government run energy programs.  It means that the entire energy landscape can be completely reengineered in under a decade. It means that spending billions of dollars on an antiquated platform won’t save consolidated energy …

Understanding the Fight For Hydrogen Convergence

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Many readers of the ebTDesign Forum are asking what is hydrogen convergence and why should they care. We would advise these community leaders to think of hydrogen convergence as the new Internet or as an emerging platform for economic growth. The fight is to restore funding for the hydrogen car because it is the killer …