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

Climate Models for the Layman

…Climate Models for the Layman… Climate Models for the Layman is the title of Doctor Judith Curry’s latest paper. Dr. Curry retired recently from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she held the positions of Professor and Chair of the Continue reading Climate Models for the Layman

Forget the Great Green Fleet

…Forget the Great Green Fleet… One of the more dangerous programs of the last administration was the Great Green Fleet. This was promoted by then Navy Secretary Mabus. He adhered to Executive Order 13514, October 8, 2009, issued by president Continue reading Forget the Great Green Fleet

Are Battery Powered Vehicles the Future?

…Are Battery Powered Vehicles the Future?… The Economist Magazine made several over-the-top statements about electric vehicles in its August 21 issue, not the least of which was that the cost of ownership between an internal combustion engine powered vehicle and Continue reading Are Battery Powered Vehicles the Future?

Is Uber Today’s Pony Express?

…Is Uber Today’s Pony Express?… The Pony Express, a glamorized mail service, earned a prominent role in American history, carrying mail and messages from the East Coast to California in ten days. The Pony Express has been featured in movies Continue reading Is Uber Today’s Pony Express?

Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues

…Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues… Two issues concerning BEVs and PHEVs have been lurking in the weeds and haven’t been given much attention. Both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) need to be able to Continue reading Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues