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The Problem With Renewable Energy

It seems to me…. “The more successful you are in increasing renewables’ penetration, the more expensive and less effective the policy becomes.” ~Rolando Fuentes[1], The Clean-Energy Paradox. There are several projects attempting to develop “smart” technology that will bring the … Continue reading

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Solar Power Development

It seems to me…. “Solar power is going to be absolutely essential to meeting growing energy demands while staving off climate change.” ~ Ramez Naam[1]. The U.S., as well as much of the entire world, is undergoing a sustainable-energy revolution … Continue reading

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Sun Power

It seems to me…. “All energy is ultimately derived for the sun and harvesting it directly through solar power seems to be the best way to transition to renewable energy.” ~ Peter Rive[1]. A growing number of countries are setting … Continue reading

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State of the Union

It seems to me… “The shadow of crisis has passed, and the state of the union is strong.”   ~ President Barack Obama, 2014 State of the Union Address. For the first time since assuming office, President Obama was able to … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Advances

It seems to me… “Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature – it’s the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century.” ~ Bjork. Crescent Dunes in Tonopah, … Continue reading

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What About The Future

It seems to me… “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.”  ~ Bertrand Russell. With the start of every New Year, pundits are … Continue reading

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Our Energy Future

It seems to me… “The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.”  ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger. While the U.S. has been a major importer of petroleum, improved technology predictions are that it will achieve energy independence by 2025.  Reduced imports permits … Continue reading

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