Energy Forecasts are Contaminated

…Energy Forecasts are Contaminated… There are few, if any forecasts of energy consumption that haven’t been contaminated by the CO2 climate change frenzy. This includes forecasts made by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the International Energy Agency (IEA), Exxon Mobile, Continue reading Energy Forecasts are Contaminated

Japan and China: Remarkably Clean Coal

The new buzzword for coal-fired power plants is HELE, an acronym for High Efficiency Low Emission. According to a recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report, Japan’s 600 MW Isogo plant in Yokohama is probably the best in the world. It Continue reading Japan and China: Remarkably Clean Coal

Electric Vehicle Industry Issues

First quarter sales of PHEVs and BEVs were robust. Given that PHEV and BEV sales continue to be tiny in comparison with all light vehicle sales, the questions remains: Will PHEVs and BEVs become mainstream over the next few years? Continue reading Electric Vehicle Industry Issues

Tea Party Interview

Villages Tea Party, Donn Dears

Periodically, I do radio and other interviews. While radio interviews are not easy to reproduce on the internet, my recent interview with the president of The Villages Tea Party is a video with an easy to access link. The purpose Continue reading Tea Party Interview

Modular Nuclear Reactors

Proposed small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) could revitalize the nuclear industry in the United States, assuming their costs can be substantially below the $6,000 per KW cost of traditional nuclear power plants, such as those being built in Georgia and Continue reading Modular Nuclear Reactors