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Wind, Solar, Storage and Electric Cars – Our high tech renewable future!

An article in the current issue of MIT Technology Review presents a picture of how renewable energy for power plants is making a greater impact and how it may look not many decades out as wind and solar power are intelligently integrated into a power grid. … Continue reading

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Convential energy sources: the obvious future

In my October 2011 post “Future Energy Supply: breakthroughs needed” I included an Energy Information Administration (EIA)  energy supply forecast from now through 2035, which showed how difficult it would be for wind, solar, new hydro, geothermal etc to change the fact that the U.S. will, for … Continue reading

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Turning it around!

The U.S. is reversing the longterm decline in domestic crude oil production. This is directly attributable to the steady increase in offshore oil production (though the BP oil spill caused a small temporary drop in that statistic) and the rising production of crude from horizontal … Continue reading

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Future Energy Supply: Breakthroughs Needed

Few resources are more important to our future than the availability of clean, domestic energy. New and alternative energy sources must  be developed and commercialized as rapidly as possible. Major breakthroughs or large improvements in scale and economics are needed for … Continue reading

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