About Tom Lombardo
Tom Lombardo
Dr. Tom Lombardo is an engineer, a professor, a certified Professional Energy Manager, and an armchair philosopher. Tom teaches engineering, microcontrollers, and sustainable energy systems. In his spare time he makes somewhat recognizable sounds with an acoustic guitar.

You can contact Tom via Twitter at @DrTomLombardo or connect with him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/tlombardo. Tom also maintains the Sustainable Energy Today page on Facebook.

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$20M Carbon XPRIZE
Here are three of the teams competing for the $20M XPRIZE.
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Tesla + SolarCity = Solar Eruption?
Tesla Motor Company wants to purchase SolarCity. Here are some ways that such a merger could affect ...
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Designer Solar Panels Combine Aesthetics with Performance
These artistic solar panels blend in with their surroundings without giving up efficiency.
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Renewable Energy Supplied Nearly 25% of Global Electricity Needs in 2015
In 2015, renewables accounted for almost one-fourth of the global electric generating capacity, desp...
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Massive 800 MegaWatt-hour Battery to Be Deployed in China
China will soon be home to the world's largest grid-scale battery bank (so far.)
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Ohio State University Wins EcoCAR3 Challenge
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RAISE Energy Delivers Cool Energy Savings on HVAC Systems
This HVAC optimizer could reduce HVAC energy consumption by up to 30%.
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NASA Releases Patents That Could Impact Renewable Energy
Carbon nanotubes, vortex reduction, and solar cells with integrated batteries: How will these NASA p...
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Caterpillar's Microgrid Technology Suite
Caterpillar's Microgrid Technology Suite integrates renewable energy sources, energy storage, and co...
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Minimizing Electric Bills with Smart Homes, Solar, and Storage
The Smart Grid will come with varying rate plans. This analysis can help you choose the best plan fo...
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Smart Grid, Smart Homes, Solar and Storage
For savvy consumers, this combination of technology can reduce electric bills.
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Fast Wireless EV Charging
Wireless EV charging offers convenience, but is that enough to justify the added expense? Maybe ther...
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ARPA-E and the Quest for the Holy Grail of Batteries
Energy storage is the key to renewable energy and electric vehicles, and the Advanced Research Proje...
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Rolling Out an Emergency Microgrid on Demand
This portable microgrid can be set up in five minutes and runs forever on renewable energy.
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A city in Delaware moves to renewable energy, converting an oil-based power plant into an energy sto...
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What's Inside Cree's SmartCast PoE Lighting?
Intelligent lighting coupled with Power Over Ethernet makes for an energy-efficient and effective wo...
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Battery Storage: A Clean Alternative for Frequency Regulation
This battery company is building the world's largest Lithium NMC energy storage system for frequency...
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Digital Ceiling Makes Smart Buildings Even Smarter
Cisco's Digital Ceiling will offer building occupants a combination of information, energy manageme...
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Affordable Eco-House is Nearly Net-Zero Energy
This award-winning house has an average energy bill less than $2 per month. How did they do it?
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Is Renewable Energy Economically Viable?
When adding generating capacity to the grid, are renewables a good economic choice? This NREL report...
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