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The BlogNotions Energy Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in a variety of energy niches. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest advancements in the energy and power industry, discussions of renewable energy strategies, new ideas for advancing green efforts, implications of public policy on power production, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Electrolyte Hydrogen Fuel Cell e-Bike to Debut

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Hydro Kevin Next week German e-bike maker will be showcasing their first hydrogen fuel cell bicycle. According to the manufacturer this e-bike can travel 300 miles before refueling. , “German electric bike maker Electrolyte is to debut what it says is the world’s first cartridge hydrogen fuel cell electric […]

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Stanford + AAA Battery + Water = Hydrogen

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by Hydro Kevin Researchers at Stanford University have discovered a way to produce hydrogen using an AAA battery to split water. The device uses electrodes composed of nickel and iron, which are both abundant and cheap. According to , “Now scientists at Stanford University have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device […]

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Why does anyone even care about the future?

The human community spans not only space but time. Naturally, we include in our community those closest to us–family and friends–and then in concentric circles of affiliation our co-workers; our fellow churchgoers (if we do that kind of thing); members of a civic group, a book club or a sports team to which we belong; […]

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Nuclear Waste:

A New Path Forward? I was just wrapping up a post a couple of weeks ago and reflecting on how, most of the time, people don’t want new infrastructure, be it a windmill or a factory, and yet they don’t want to lose infrastructure either, even if other people consider that infrastructure dirty and polluting. […]

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BMW May Have Fuel Cell Vehicle by 2016

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by Hydro Kevin There is a rumor floating around now that BMW may have a commercial fuel cell vehicle for sale as early as 2016. In addition, BMW will have Toyota to thank for its fuel cell technology. According to , “Speaking to Craig Scott, Toyota’s National Manager Advanced Technology […]

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I’d be happier if I didn’t write this stuff!

Thus happiness depends, as Nature shows,Less on exterior things than most suppose.                   –William Cowper For years my father–who is a really great guy–has been telling me that I’d be a happier person if I didn’t write about all the converging threats bearing down on the human race. Turns out he’s right! Here’s what a new […]

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EPA’s Proposed Rule:

Some of the Complexities There has been a lot of discussion since early June, when the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its .  I have previously commented on the . Since that time, there has been a lot more discussion on the possible implications of the proposed rules.  While I think there will be […]

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Toyota’s Bob Carter Calls Hydrogen Cars the NEXT BIG THING

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by Hydro Kevin At the recent J. P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York City, Toyota’s Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations gave a speech highlighting the future of hydrogen cars. Carter calls hydrogen fuel cell cars the NEXT BIG THING in automotive technology. And Toyota’s newest fuel […]

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