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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.

The Revolution is Being Televised

This post isn’t directly related to alternate energy but discusses what I believe is a serious issue with the way that we govern ourselves. Problems translating the “will of the people” into political action will impact all policy decisions including those related to attaining a sustainable energy environment. Political leaders, captains of industry, and ordinary […]

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Confusing Times – Hydrogen and Fuel Cell History

“Regulations that shut down hundreds of coal-fired power plants and block the construction of new ones — how stupid is that?” was one of Donald Trump’s campaign utterings. What makes a light bulb glow? — “Hydro makes it glow”, many people will answer.  “We are running out of gas”, laments an environmentally concerned motorist.  Both […]

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Turbulent Times – Hydrogen and Fuel Cell History

As a history essay, this treatise will dig into details –and into my previous articles– to illustrate particular actions, events or episodes in hindsight – which is what history is all about. You may find some of the information in this and following short articles boring and tedious. Don’t despair, as more pieces of the […]

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Turbulent Times – Hydrogen and Fuel Cell History

As a history essay, this treatise will dig into details –and into my previous articles– to illustrate particular actions, events or episodes in hindsight – which is what history is all about. You may find some of the information in this and following short articles boring and tedious. Don’t despair, as more pieces of the […]

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“This is the way the world ends…”

Get set for a rough ride on climate change policies and inactions under Trump. Actually it will be a full-on climate disaster, with all of the progress of the past eight years—which wasn’t all that great in any case, but at least were crucial steps in the right direction—almost certainly reversed, undone, scrapped. This is […]

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Waste from Solar Panels:

End-of-Life Challenges I have commented a number of times on the fact that every source of electricity has pros and cons.  For example, both fossil fuels and nuclear power provide reliable baseload electricity, but fossil fuels create air pollution and emit greenhouse gases, and nuclear power generates long-lived radioactive waste; the “fuel” for solar and […]

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Is President Trump the reincarnation of President Tyler?

Many commentators are saying that the election of Donald Trump, a novice who has never held political office, to the presidency of the United States is unprecedented. There have been others who went directly to the White House without first having held other elective office. But the only ones I can think of were previously […]

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Exciting times – Hydrogen and Fuel Cell History

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell History Having just passed the second National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day, we will probe the history and heritage of both in a series of articles.   Exciting times. People around the world read all the newest information on Kevin Kantola’s extraordinary website. The second, electrifying transportation rEVolution since the Model […]

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