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A Fantastic New State of Energy Summit

This past week I attended the 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit for the UNC System. It was amazing, educational, inspiring and scary. Not only was it highly educational, it also had integrity because it practiced what it preached, it was a zero waste event. 698 more words

Too cheap to meter? Not nuclear--solar!

The nuclear power industry certainly rues the day the concept that atomic electricity would be “too cheap to meter” entered the public’s mind. The phrase has become inextricably linked with nuclear power, but not in the way its creators envisioned: instead of as a success story, it has become a symbol of nuclear power’s economic failure. 1,157 more words

Energy Future

Amory Lovins and His 40 Year Energy Plan

Whenever I encounter someone who believes that a huge penetration of variable energy resources (mainly solar and wind) can only come with the advent of cost-effective energy storage, I always recommend this… 24 more words

Renewables - Business

People Who Favor the Migration to Renewable Energy Have Big Hearts--But Sometimes Impractical Ideas

I’m in close communication with the World Business Academy, a Santa Barbara, CA-based non-profit dedicated to the migration to 100% renewable energy.  I urge readers to check out their website and form their own opinions. 385 more words

Renewables - Science

Rocky Mountain Institute Gives 40 Year Plan for Reinventing Fire

Reinventing Fire – 40 Year Energy Plan

Amory Lovins gives a sensible presentation on the logic of moving away from fossil fuels.  He outlines ecological, economic, and security advances that could be achieved over the next 40 years.

Renewable Energy

Elon Musk and Tesla Energy

I’m a huge fan of Elon Musk. Anyone who bets against him on his “Tesla Energy” venture (batteries for distributed energy storage) or any of his other businesses is taking a huge risk, given his track record. 362 more words

Energy Storage