21
MAR
2015

More and More Scientific Proof of a Warming Planet Caused by Human Activity

And the hits just keep on coming…  Every bit of data continues to confirm that humans are warming the planet by burning fossil fuels.  The theory and computer models work.  Even though there are still skeptics that refuse to accept this they are getting left in the dustpan...
20
MAR
2015

Driverless Tesla Coming This Summer

The future is coming fast…   Tesla CEO vows Model S will drive hands free in 3 months Katherine Ling, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 Tesla Motors’ Model S luxury sedan will be able to steer itself on highways after a software update in about...
18
MAR
2015

Hey Skeptics: China Really Has Turned Against Coal

Using China as an excuse for not taking action on Climate Change is no longer a valid reason (as if it ever was).  As I have been writing about for a couple of years now, they get it and have been taking steps to reign in their particulate and CO2 emissions.  And now the facts...
16
MAR
2015

FINALLY! A Milestone 40 Years in the Making

For those of you who have been following my posts for some time, you will recall that I have been occasionally sending you information that indicates that China “gets it”.  Those posts have indicated that China’s leaders realize that they have a pollution...
06
MAR
2015

More Encouraging Battery and Energy Storage Development News

This article presents more information on how quickly we are adding energy storage capacity in the U.S.  This development will help accelerate the exponential growth of renewable energy by making it more reliable.  The economic opportunity of this growing industry is enormous...
01
MAR
2015

Green Power Storage Coming on Strong

A big concern about solar and wind power’s ability to take over electricity production is the intermittent nature of the source.  To ensure that there is  power when and where we need it it is necessary to be able to have adequate storage of this type of power.  The...
23
FEB
2015

Affordable Carbon Neutral Homes are Here Now

The following article appeared in Crain’s Chicago Business on February 9, 2015.  It is a look at the future that is here now.  Many people question if we are able to not only build our homes and businesses to be carbon neutral but also whether we can convert the current...
02
FEB
2015

Solar Power Energy Storage Coming on Quickly

Cost and reliability are the two major objections I regularly hear as to why people don’t believe we will ever get off of fossil fuels, and certainly, not any time soon.  The following article addresses both issues as it relates to the cost and availability of solar energy...
18
JAN
2015

Status Report on EV Development

The following article is a good summary on where things stand on EV development as we head into 2015.   Industry ‘can’t give up on EVs’ Despite cheap gas, developers press on Automakers remain under regulatory pressure to make giant gains in the average fuel...
15
DEC
2014

How About Some Sunshine at the End of 2014

Let my last post of the year bring a little sunshine into your world.  We are finally “there”.  The pace of change is about to rock your world. “Solar has already reached grid parity in 10 states that are responsible for 90 percent of U.S. solar electricity...