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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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Electron Economy News: Witricity and a Market for Used EV/Hybrid Batteries

by: Michael Hoexter

A quick post to call attention to two recent electron economy related news items:

1) You’ve probably read in your local paper, on the web or on TV about the MIT researchers that have figured out a way to light up an electric light bulb without plugging it in by beaming power to the light over a distance of 7 feet.

 

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Building the Electron Economy Part V.1: Generating Electricity Cleanly…Using Solar Energy

by: Michael Hoexter

sunpower_main_400 In the first 4 posts in this series, I’ve started an outline of the bright future for an energy delivery system that will meet our increasing demands for power/energy and also tread more lightly on the planet than the current fossil fuel dependent system.

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The Electron Economy Part III: The Challenge of Mobile Energy Storage

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Building the Electron Economy, Part II; Smartgrids, Supergrids, Ecogrids and Hypergrids

by: Michael Hoexter

In my previous post on the electron economy, I discussed the desirability of building out the electricity-based energy system as a means of harnessing most renewable and carbon-neutral forms of energy.

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The Corporate Climate Revolution Will Be Televised

by: Joel Makower

Thanks in large part to Al Gore, climate movies are the new black.

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Clean Energy Trends 2007

by: Joel Makower

The clean-technology revolution continues apace, with each week bringing a new and exciting development, it seems.

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Wal-Mart's Solar Energy Vision

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Carbon Neutral Leisure

by: David Wigder

Events such as the 2006 World Cup and Super Bowl XL, as well as leisure destinations such as ski resorts, are beginning to market themselves as “carbon neutral”. This implies that the equivalent carbon released is offset through planting trees, investing in renewable energy sources or similar.

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