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Better late than never, NREL put out a renewable energy databook that covers RE through the end of 2013. It is full of charts and graphs that do a nice job of illustrating RE progress in the US and the … Continue reading
Photo Credit Hans-Johnson CC Tesla is the Most Important Car Company – Morgan Stanley. Tesla mainstreaming EVs, from the world class design to safety to disruptive cost reduction of Li-ion batteries, Tesla is leading revolutionary change in the auto industry … Continue reading
0.3% of the earths surface is what is required to harvest the energy needed for all of humanity’s electrical and auto transportation needs. That is for 10 billion living with the same energy intensity as in the US. In the … Continue reading
This Sandia paper offers insights as to the potential for various renewable energy sources. This is one of the sources that Elon Musk is using to guide his vision. Richard Perez offers similar information graphically, see below.
Great progress is being made in lowering the cost of PV. This report on utility scale PV generation shows recent progress. UPDATE: Dubai paves the way and gets there several years early. Other renewable energy and related cost reduction trends … Continue reading
UPDATED APRIL 22, 2015 The report from which this graphic was obtained is Here . UPDATE: 2015 Cumulative Wind Installations Wind capacity has risen by nearly 100 fold in the last 20 years. If we see 1 / 10th of … Continue reading
INDIA SOLAR RESOURCE Map showing excellent solar resource in India See article on INDIA ADDING 4 GW here. For comparison, the US Southwest has fabulous solar resources as well. Better than India. Only in remote areas of the … Continue reading
See link HERE for some great photos of Ivanpah. And more here HandlemanPost article on it here. And a not half bad Yahoo article here
I ran across this blog post. Pretty disappointing reporting by 60 minutes.