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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Industry, University, Community, and Utility Collaborate on Microgrid
This microgrid provides experiential learning, economic benefits, reduced carbon emissions, and emer...
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SolarWindows: Fifty Times More Energy than Rooftop Photovoltaics?
Imagine six acres of building exterior covered in transparent PV panels. Does a massive increase in ...
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Hybrid Battery for Grid and Microgrid Storage
Which battery is best for grid-level storage? None of them, so engineers are creating a hybrid.
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Lighting Goes Organic
LEDs are becoming the standard for energy-efficient lighting. Can their organic cousins compete?
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Solar Powered Airborne Internet Provider
An engineer’s back-of-the-envelope calculations on Facebook’s Internet-providing solar-powered UAV.
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CyboInverter Gives More Options for Renewable Energy
CyboInverter now including an on-grid/off-grid option to support battery backup.
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Sunstation: A Roof-Integrated Solar PV System
Sunstation is a #solar #power package that balances the trade-off between #efficiency and aesthetics...
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Net-Positive Solar EV Goes 600 Miles on a Charge and Carries Four Passengers
Designed and built by students, the Stella Lux is a solar assisted EV that might be your next family...
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This Ocean Wave Energy System Was Inspired by Seaweed
Many engineers are trying to produce cost-effective wave-to-electricity generators. Will the nature-...
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Bright New Ideas in LED Lighting
Put on your shades; the future of LED lighting is bright!
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EV Batteries Get Second Life with Energy Storage
A new life for used EV batteries: commercial energy storage
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Shipping Company Takes Rotor Sail for a Spin
A rotor sail can reduce fuel costs by 20%. Will more shipping companies take it for a spin?
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Award-Winning Robot Goes Where No Person Can Fit
This robot sprays insulation under floors, reducing heat loss by 80%.
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A Watt Saved Is a Watt Generated
Energy Management allows consumers to control their electric usage and save money through time-of-da...
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Engineering Students Design Hybrid Emergency Power Generator
This student-designed power system runs on renewable energy. How does it compare to a gasoline-power...
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Tesla and Edison Reconciled: An AC/DC Microgrid
AC won the war of electrical currents, but DC is making a comeback!
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Tesla's Powerwall by the Numbers
Tesla announced a battery unit for home energy storage. Let’s cut through the hype and look at some ...
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Smart Charging Your Electric Car? There’s an App for That
A new electric vehicle charger and app will help integrate EVs onto the grid and allow EV owners to ...
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Historic Building Gets Net-Zero Energy Overhaul
A century-old building in Iowa generates more energy than it uses, thanks to the engineering firm th...
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Megawatt Electric Car to Pike’s Peak: Challenge Accepted
No electric car has ever won the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. Drive eO plans to change that...
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