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Browsing the "energy mix" Tag

New Study: EV More Polluting than Petrol??! Not So Fast…

February 16th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The Devil is always in the details. It is being widely reported on the web that a new University of Tennessee study shows that, when electric cars are charged by grid power where the energy mix is 90% coal, they are more polluting than petrol vehicles. But when we take a look at the actual study, several clarifications come to light that tend to discredit the study and marginalize the results


A Short Tale & “The Long Tailpipe”

January 16th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

Considering all of our present renewable energy generation there is enough clean electricity to power just a little over 100 million electric cars, today. Arguments like "the long tailpipe" would suggest that this goal is far off or even potentially unreachable


Energy Mix Predictions for 2035

December 22nd, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

The energy industry “is caught in the middle of the world’s uncertainty whirlpool, surrounded by currents of market, regulatory and [&hellip



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