Welcome to BlogNotions' Energy Blog

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.

Recent radio interview on Israeli National Radio

I was recently interviewed by Doug Goldstein on his personal finance show, “Goldstein on Gelt,” which plays on Israeli National Radio, the English-language radio network in Israel. Goldstein saw a piece of mine and asked me on the show to discuss the recent sharp decline in oil prices. A podcast of the interview is now […]

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Mercedes Benz F 015 Spied Tooling Around San Francisco

So which is cooler, hydrogen cars or driverless cars? And why can’t we have both? That’s what Mercedes-Benz is saying with their autonomous f 015 fuel cell vehicle. Reddit user SFChillin spotted the car cruising the streets of San Francisco a couple of weekends ago. 7X7.com picked up on the story, “On Thursday morning, a […]

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Cheap oil, complexity and counterintuitive conclusions

It is a staple of oil industry apologists to say that the recent swift decline in the price of oil is indicative of long-term abundance. This kind of logic is leading American car buyers to turn once again to less fuel efficient automobiles–trading efficiency for size essentially–as short-term developments are extrapolated far into the future. […]

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Shell Opens Hydrogen Fueling Station in Germany

In Hamburg, Germany Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH opened its first CEP approved hydrogen fueling station. The technology for the H2Station was created by H2 Logic. According to H2 Logic, “The fueling station is the first in Germany to obtain a 2014 approval from the Public-Private Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) after extensive third party acceptance and […]

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Nuclear News from Japan, Part 2:

An Interesting Rumor In my last blog, I reported on some of my observations during my recent meetings in Japan.  In this blog, I will continue my report. I have many friends and acquaintances in Japan, both inside and outside the nuclear field.  This wide circle of friends sometimes gives me an opportunity to get […]

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Infographic: biomass feedstock and the supply chain

Genera recently published an infographic overview of different biomass feedstocks and guidelines for choosing the best solution for every biomass project. The infographic highlights key supply chain elements and explores which biomass crops are best suited for an application. While not comprehensive to all feedstocks, the document gives customers, stakeholders, and policy makers a better understanding of the unique […]

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Nuclear News from Japan:

Several Perspectives I just returned from a couple of weeks in Japan, where I had the opportunity to meet with a number of people, both in and out of the nuclear field.  One highlight was that I was invited to give a presentation to a group of industry executives.  The talk was scheduled at what […]

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