renewable electron economy

Building the Renewable Electron Economy - Economic and Policy Drivers for a New Clean Energy Infrastructure: Summary for Policymakers Part 3

by: Michael Hoexter

In the first two parts of this summary series for policy makers, we have established that electric driven transport can fairly rapidly substitute for petroleum in most ground transport applications and that renewable electric generators will be the most quickly deployable and functional of the available energy alternatives.

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The Renewable Electron Economy XII: The 'Cheap Energy Contract'...Bedrock or Dinosaur?

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part IX: What is Renewable Energy Anyway?

by: Michael Hoexter

I’ve been posting  on the Electron Economy/Renewable Electron Economy for the past 9 months but have been relying on the Justice Potter Stewart definition (“knowing it when I see it”) of renewable energy. Most people tend to define renewable energy by listing certain natural resources: “Oh, its wind, solar, geothermal, wave, tides, etc.”

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part VIII.2: The Electric Farm - 2

by: Michael Hoexter

In Part 1 of this post, I started to construct a scenario where a medium-sized farm would do most or all of its work using electric farm equipment. This model of a farm had 1 large tractor with 250kW(335 hp) maximum power output and 4 smaller tractors with 50kW (67hp) maximum power output (though working at 50% power on the peak energy day).

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part VI: Nuclear Power…Climate Saver?

by: Michael Hoexter

Nuclear power cannot be classified as renewable, but I wanted to discuss this hot topic within the context of the series on the (renewable) electron economy.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.6: Marine Renewable Energy

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