From the Editor's Desk

A Blog by Marty Rosenberg

Martin Rosenberg is Editor-in-Chief of EnergyBiz Magazine. EnergyBiz is a bimonthly business magazine for leaders in the new power industry. EnergyBiz is a controlled circulation publication that reaches more than 20,000 of the most influential managers, executives, legislators, regulators, lawyers and consultants who play critical roles in utilities, government, advisory firms, and supplier companies.


  • May 09, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
      Michael Granoff in bold strokes painted a vision of the future of world transport – one that will increasingly leave oil and gasoline fading in the rearview mirror. Take an electric car of tomorrow, he told an audience in Kansas City last week, and it will have more in common with your multiple electronic gadgets than the car now slumbering in your garage. “What this...
  • May 05, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    Sometimes I am a believer in incremental change. Other times I subscribe the radical lever theory. Put a revolutionary fulcrum in place and you can move the world. You may have missed the NY Times piece perched atop the Business front page, “To Enhance Chip Speed, Intel Enters 3rd Dimension."  It seems that since the dawn of the computer chip era five decades ago, chips were...
  • May 02, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
     Utilities Cry Out for Explainers  Pacific Gas and Electric Company if is not careful may wind up being known as the utility joke by the bay.  It has sustained a series of baffling missteps recently, from backing a ballot issue that exploded in its face – to failing to anticipate and head off a seemingly wacky movement out to raise alarms about the health effects of...
  • Feb 03, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    SAN DIEGO - The energy sector is poised for explosive growth as the recession winds down and pent up demand for 21st century capabilities reverberates at utilities and hundreds of energy service companies, vendors and suppliers, leading figures across the industry said this week. Paul K. Maier, Siemens vice president of business development, smart grid applications, said that he sees demand "...
  • Jan 13, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    EnergyBiz Leadership Forum Keynoter says Waste Issue Can Be Conquered America is up for the challenge of leading the world in energy technology, says a leading expert in business and energy innovation. Nicholas M. Donofrio, a senior fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, says that the United States will be able to assert its technological leadership developing the next generation of...
  • Jan 06, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    A crystal ball - yours for the taking! What do some leading energy journalists have to say about 2011? And what were the hottest stories of 2010? www.energybiz.com/article/11/01/hot-button-issues-energy
  • Nov 05, 2010 | Martin Rosenberg
    What will the world look like when energy consumption increase 130-fold in the next century as some predict? www.energybiz.com - Friday posting
  • Oct 28, 2010 | Martin Rosenberg
        http://www.energybiz.com/article/10/10/coal-generation-retreat 1,400 coal trains, each averaging 100 cars long, criss-crossed America one week earlier this month, helping keep the lights on. I remember as a boy neighborhood stores in Brooklyn had chutes for delivery of coal. Those are long gone. Will America's dependence on coal today one day be a memory?   
  • Sep 17, 2010 | Martin Rosenberg
    Take a read.... top story ... www.energybizmag.com this morning and let me know what you think.      
  • Jul 28, 2010 | Martin Rosenberg
    AEON Lake Town Center fashions itself as Japan`s largest mall and one of the largest in Asia. It also may well be the most energy efficient palace to shopping anywhere in the world. It opened two years ago on the sprawling plains outside of Tokyo, about a half hour drive from the center of city in off-peak traffic periods. The place is gleaming. Fitting its image, one smacks into a Prius...