Author: George Harvey

Image (cropped): Iron-air battery to provide long duration energy storage, courtesy of Form Energy via CEC

We Need More Than Transmission Lines

We recently got this from the NRDC, in an article, “We Can’t Let Aging Transmission Stall Clean Energy Progress,” published at CleanTechnica: “The good news is that there’s an abundance of clean energy waiting to get online. In fact, there are about 2,000 gigawatts of new resources — primarily renewables … [continued]

The old court house burned completely. Behind it is the banyan tree, looking like a small stand of forest. It might survive the fire. Photo by Dominick Del Vecchio, FEMA, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

How Conspiracy Theories About Direct Energy Weapons Taught Me Something About EV Battery Safety

Lahaina was a town of immense historic value. It was the first capital of Hawaii, from 1820 to 1845. It was the place where the first constitution of the Kingdom of Hawaii was signed. It had numerous historic buildings, including the old court house. A modest palace had been partly … [continued]

Why Should We Pay Extra for Nuclear Power?

There were a couple of interesting developments in June in regards to electric power. One was that NextEra Energy issued its Investor Conference Report 2022 to its stockholders. Another was a paper from Stanford University, “Low-cost solutions to global warming, air pollution, and energy insecurity for 145 countries,” (LCS study) by … [continued]