Innovative EE policies in France and Italy

June 12, 2008
Nick Brass, CEO of CoolNRG USA, describes policies in France and Italy that allow for companies like CoolNRG USA to implement innovative EE programs. He contrasts them to US policies, which often present stumbling blocks to innovation, he says.

Nick Brass, CEO of CoolNRG USA, describes policies in France and Italy that allow for companies like CoolNRG USA to implement innovative EE programs. He contrasts them to US policies, which often present stumbling blocks to innovation, he says.

About the Author

Lisa Cohn | Contributing Editor

I focus on the West Coast and Midwest. Email me at [email protected]

I’ve been writing about energy for more than 20 years, and my stories have appeared in EnergyBiz, SNL Financial, Mother Earth News, Natural Home Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Business, Open Spaces, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly and other publications. I’m also a former stringer for the Platts/McGraw-Hill energy publications. I began my career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times, where Elisa Wood also was a reporter. I’ve received numerous writing awards from national, regional and local organizations, including Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Willamette Writers, Associated Oregon Industries, and the Voice of Youth Advocates. I first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, where I helped design and build a solar house.

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