Endangerment Finding Must Go

…Endangerment Finding Must Go… As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007), the EPA issued its Endangerment Finding. Endangerment Finding, December 2009: “The [EPA] Administrator finds that the current and projected concentrations Continue reading Endangerment Finding Must Go

Battery Powered Vehicle Status

…Battery Powered Vehicle Status… Battery powered vehicles (BEVs) ended the third quarter with year-over-year sales growth of 19%, essentially the same as last year. Rather than being a breakout quarter, the focus at the end of the third quarter has Continue reading Battery Powered Vehicle Status

Importance of Duck Curve

…Importance of Duck Curve… The Duck Curve was prepared by the California System Operator (CAISO) to depict the pending problems associated with adding more renewables to the grid. There are several ways to evaluate wind and solar. One method evaluates Continue reading Importance of Duck Curve

Natural Gas Supply and Usage

…Natural Gas Supply and Usage… Four years ago I did a report and article on whether the United States had enough natural gas to meet its needs. The report concluded: “The United States had ample supplies of natural gas that Continue reading Natural Gas Supply and Usage

Misleading Costs for Wind and Solar?

…Misleading Costs for Wind and Solar?… Recently the media has reported that wind and solar were competitive with coal and natural gas for generating electricity. The Wall Street Journal, for example, published an article with a headline, Economic impact of Continue reading Misleading Costs for Wind and Solar?

Physics and PV Solar

…Physics and PV Solar… PV solar has fundamental limitations that won’t go away, even though solar energy is abundant. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) “solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth … More than 10,000 Continue reading Physics and PV Solar