electron economy

Denmark Builds the Renewable Electron Economy: NOW on PBS.org Documentary

A quick “hats off” to David Brancaccio and NOW on PBS for their well-researched and informative documentary on what Denmark is doing to attain energy independence and get off oil by building a version of the Renewable Electron Economy that is suitable for their resource base.

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The Renewable Electron Economy, Supplying Clean Energy - Summary for Policymakers Part 2

by: Michael Hoexter

In the first part of this mini-series for policymakers, I addressed the marquee issue in energy currently, finding a replacement for limited, expensive and polluting petroleum; I concluded that a three-pronged approach based on electric traction in transportation would go the furthest in reducing our dependence on petroleum.

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The (Renewable) Electron Economy as the Solution to the Oil Crisis: A Summary for Policymakers - I

by: Michael Hoexter

Lines formed at gas stations during the 1973 OPEC oil embargo. Today, in the near future, rationing is more likely to take the form of high prices rather than through limits on consumption.

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The Renewable Electron Economy XVII: On-Grid and Grid-Optional Transport, 'Parachute' for a $140/Barrel Oil Society

by: Michael Hoexter

Currently, vehicle-makers, researchers, investors and green technology analysts are involved in a high-stakes game of developing and investing in various battery chemistries and designs which may yield the result of more energy dense, longer-lasting, and less toxic batteries or ultracapacitors.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part XV: Is the EV Revolution Already Here?

by: Michael Hoexter

In the leisurely way I have been writing and posting on my blog, I have not yet completed my series on how energy supply and energy demand will look in the future, what I am calling the Renewable Electron Economy. Yet, as events are unfolding more rapidly in the world around us, we may see some form of an Electron Economy, perhaps fueled by renewable energy, sooner rather than later.

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Change in Nomenclature: “The Renewable Electron Economy”

by: Michael Hoexter

I’ve been devoting this blog for the last 4 months to talking about the “electron economy”, how most of our energy needs can be satisfied by using electricity and electrical devices with minimal damage to the planet and our future well-being.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.5: Generating Electricity from Biomass

by: Michael Hoexter

Part V of the series on the Renewable Electron Economy continues with another renewable source for electricity, a consideration of one of the most complex topics in renewable energy, biomass.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.4: Power from Hot Rocks (Geothermal)

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Home About Me The (Renewable) Electron Economy Part V.3: Hydroelectric Power

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Building the Electron Economy Part V.2: Wind Power, Today and Tomorrow

by: Michael Hoexter

In this series on the electron economy, I’ve already reviewed some but not all of the issues related to building an electron economy, a clean energy economy that can be run using technologies available today, scaled to replace fossil fuels.

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