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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.

ULEMCO Converts Ford Transit Vans into Hydrogen Diesel Hybrids

Posted on December 16th, 2014 by Hydro Kevin ULEMCo, the ultra-low emissions vehicle company, has started converting white Ford Transit Vans into hydrogen diesel hybrids instead of vehicles that solely run on diesel fuel. This conversion has resulted in 70-percent lower carbon dioxide emissions for the vans. According to , “In the tests, Ford Transit […]

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Nuclear Anniversaries:

Some Events to Remember Early this month, a friend and I were discussing the fact that it was the 72nd anniversary of CP-1 on December 2, yet we’d seen no coverage of that milestone, even in the nuclear press.  I promised him that I’d see if I could address the problem in this blog. However, […]

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The high cost of low-priced oil

As a consumer of oil, you may regard recent sharp declines in the world oil price as a blessing. But… If you work in the oil industry, you will not. If you work in the renewable energy industry, you will not. If you work in the energy efficiency business, you will not. If you work […]

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Toyota to Triple Number of Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicles

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by Hydro Kevin In Japan’s Aichi Prefecture, Toyota will be adding a couple more assembly lines by the end of 2015 to handle the demand for its Mirai fuel cell vehicles, an investment of over $165 million. On next Monday, December 15, 2014, Toyota has stated that they will begin […]

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With Inhofe in, is climate change out?

The short answer is that climate change is no more out than it’s always been in the theater of absurd that’s the Senate, but now maybe more so. That’s because James Inhofe at the controls of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee over the next two years, climate change will enter into an even […]

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How the U.S. could fight OPEC and win (and why it won’t)

with the intention of making the country more dependent on imported oil and on oil in general. By refusing to cut production in the face of weakening world demand, the cartel has allowed oil prices to fall more than 35 percent since mid-year to levels that are likely to make most new oil production in […]

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Nuclear Engineering:

Where the Grads Go I have discovered that LinkedIn maintains statistics, by field, of where LinkedIn members in different fields work, what they do (ex., engineering, research, operations), and where they went to school.  The fields they have analyzed include .  That alone makes this survey somewhat special, and nuclear engineering is a fairly small […]

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200 Mirais Will Be Manufactured at Toyota’s Secret Plant

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by Hydro Kevin In a secret assembly plant in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota will be making 200 fuel cell vehicles to order by master craftsmen. The plant was previously used to create 500 Lexus LFA V10 sports cars which sold for approximately $375,000 each. According to , “Toyota Motor Corp. […]

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Turnabout: OPEC shows U.S. oil producers who’s boss

To paraphrase Mark Twain: Rumors of OPEC’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Breathless coverage of the rise in U.S. oil production in the last few years has led some to declare that OPEC’s power in the oil market is now becoming irrelevant as America supposedly moves toward energy independence. This coverage, however, has obscured the […]

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