Financial, political, and environmental discussions related to the electric car revolution.
20090417 - Wind industry update:
US Energy Dept. Awards $41.9 Mil for Fuel Cell Projects:
Sweet, keep up the advancements on all fronts. Notice the direct methanol fuel...
Ugh - it's begun, people are now resisting wind energy in their backyards:
Who do these people think they are - the Kennedy's?
Toyota to develop fuel cell technology for home use:
Asian manufacturers have already commercialized fuel cell tech to recharge or power...
I discussed this in another thread, in relation to raising taxes on the "rich", but some people thought the thinking was bunk. Well here's the...
Prism solar uses holographic film to focus sun:
The is a great way to reduce the cost and complexity of concentrated photo voltaic systems.
From today's WSJ:
"SLM Corp. said it plans to create 2,000 jobs by returning its overseas operations to the U.S."
I wondered how long it would...
20090405 - Bloomberg article sizing up renewable energy industry growth:
Thin-film solar cell gains favor amid China's subsidy policy:
New metamaterial could render solar tracking systems obsolete:
A thin layer of this metamaterial (a material whose properties are derived...
currently the gas tax is used to pay for roads/infrastructure. I personally consider this a fair tax (one of the few) since gasoline consumption...
20090403 - Detroit News - US Fed Shifts Focus to Electric Vehicles:
I agree, all options should be funded. We are playing catchup on...
Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming
Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of...
Unfair unionization bill looks unpassible:
Of course, the mainstream media acts like this bill is a good thing - oh, it just makes...
SPG Solar completes 132-KW rooftop PV system using Solyndra CIGS panels:
Has a good photo - most important - installation took only 4 days.
Not a pretty picture for wind/solar.
Three months in, and so far I am not impressed. If this is not a mistake in Biblical proportions, tell me what is? I know that some of you will...
GDP drops 6.3% - that's a big drop:
Unemployment is expected to tick up from January's 8.1% to 8.3% in February.
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