Fossil Fuels: Villain or Hero?

…Fossil Fuels: Villain or Hero?… The media and supporters of Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) and climate change have gone on record saying we must eliminate the use of fossil fuels.  They yell: “Keep it in the Ground.” Promoters of AGW Continue reading Fossil Fuels: Villain or Hero?

Autonomous Automobiles Someday

…Autonomous Automobiles Someday… Someday we will have autonomous automobiles. The operating word is someday. There are a huge number of variables that must be addressed before autonomous automobiles can become the norm. An autonomous taxi service is about to be Continue reading Autonomous Automobiles Someday

Forest Fires and Atmospheric CO2

…Forest Fires and Atmospheric CO2… The Campfire fire in California is tragic and its effects on people can’t be minimized. It’s wrong, however, to use it as a poster child for global warming and climate change.  Referring to climate change Continue reading Forest Fires and Atmospheric CO2

Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?

…Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?… No matter what the benefits of battery-powered vehicles (BEVs), proponents of BEVs are taking no chances that their pet project won’t be derailed. While BEVs may have a compelling value proposition long term, they Continue reading Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?

Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition

…Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition… Battery-powered vehicles (BEVs) should only replace internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles if their value proposition is demonstrably better. See, Future of Battery-Powered Vehicles And what is the value proposition that warrants a transition to BEVs? Here Continue reading Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition

Battery-Electric Locomotives

…Battery-Electric Locomotives… GE is building a battery-electric locomotive for BSNF Railway Company to explore how to improve energy efficiency and lower fuel costs. Fuel costs are typically the largest cost for railroad companies. The battery-electric locomotive will be paired with Continue reading Battery-Electric Locomotives