About Roy L Hales

Roy L Hales is the editor of the ECOreport (www.theecoreport.com), a website dedicated to exploring how our lifestyle choices and technologies affect the West Coast of North America and writes for both CleanTechnica and Planetsave on Important Media. He is a research junkie who has written over a thousand articles since he was first published in 1982. Roy lives on Cortes Island, BC, Canada.



Author Archives: Roy L Hales

Making Energy Work In North Carolina

September 27th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. North Carolina’s economic leaders, and some politicians, know that the next 14 years will be crucial. This is already [&hellip


Pricing Solar In New York State

September 26th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. Although solar can supply electricity for a fraction of the cost of conventional sources, there [&hellip


HUD’s PACE Guidance

July 21st, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. Seven years ago, the White House released policy guidelines that would allow homeowners to finance home energy [&hellip


Toward A No Carbon Nation

July 19th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. The negative impacts of climate change are already upon us, but there are alternatives to [&hellip


NEM 2.0 Begins In San Diego

July 4th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. California’s original rooftop solar program, Net Energy Metering 1.0 (NEM 1.0), continues in each utilities’s area [&hellip


A $10 Billion Per Anno EV Market

June 29th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. Michel Langezaal believes that electric cars could replace gas cars, as the vehicle of choice, within [&hellip


California’s Drive Solar Campaign

June 17th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. There have been some highly successful joint promotions of solar and electric vehicles. According to [&hellip


Tesla Model X & Trailer Crossing Canada

June 12th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. A cross-Canada trek has been on Rolf Oetter and Silke Sommerfeld’s “bucket list” for a [&hellip


Developing A More Efficient Solar Cell

May 30th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. The electricity produced by current PV solar installations is not adequate for Germany’s targeted energy transformation. [&hellip


81% Of Ontarians Endorse Renewables

May 27th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. Keith Brooks, Clean Economy Program Director at Environmental Defence, acknowledges that Ontario made mistakes carrying out its [&hellip



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