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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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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Sustainable Beer
Solar power, waste-to-energy, and efficient brewing processes make the Kona Brewery a model of susta...
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World's Most Powerful Floating Solar Array
The Land of the Rising Sun will soon be home to the world’s most powerful floating solar array.
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Tesla Powerwall Has Competition
These modular energy storage devices offer alternatives to Tesla’s Powerwall. One of them could also...
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The Physics Bus: STEM on Wheels Powered by Renewable Energy
This roving hands-on science exhibit runs entirely on renewable energy.
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Living Building is a Net-Zero Energy Education Center
This net-zero energy, net-zero water, carbon-neutral education center is designed to meet the strict...
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Electricity from Human Power
John Lennon wrote “Power to the People.” There’s a reason he didn’t say Power FROM the people. Here’...
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Energy Storage in Underwater Balloons
Underwater compressed air energy storage has been discussed for years. Hydrostor plans to make Toron...
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Benefits of a Floating Solar Array
A floating solar array produces electricity and gives this open air reservoir a few side benefits.
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Plasma Process Turns Garbage into Energy
2015 was supposed to give us Mr Fusion, a device that turns garbage into fuel. We still don’t have t...
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Portable Charger Uses Organic Solar Cells
This pocket-sized backup battery can be recharged through USB or with its roll-out organic solar arr...
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Multicolored LED Lamp Needs No Wires or Apps
This cube-shaped wireless LED lamp changes colors and brightness by touch - no smart phone app requi...
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Turning Waste to Energy in Washington DC
Thermal hydrolysis makes the wastewater treatment process more efficient. DC’s water treatment plant...
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Innovative Approach to Geothermal Heating and Cooling
This school installed a ground source heat pump and eliminated the most expensive parts: drilling an...
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Bioluminescent Lamp: Oddity, Novelty, Engineering Challenge
A biolamp design makes a good STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) project.
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Freevolt Grabs Energy from the Air
The Low-Energy Internet of Things may soon be powered by stray radio signals.
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Helping Solar Cells Keep Their Cool
A new transparent coating helps solar panels stay cool, increasing their production.
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Electricity from the Motion of the Ocean
In remote locations, wave power can be a cost-effective source of electricity. CETO6 is Carnegie Wav...
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Solid State Battery Could Double Electric Vehicle Range
Bosch’s new battery could double the range of electric vehicles and decrease the risk of battery fir...
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Take a Ride on the Solar Train
Solar power makes trains and train stations more sustainable, efficient and cost-effective.
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