Category: Energy

All-Electric in 2019

First Musk gives the technology away. Then Tesla announces its Model 3 for the masses starting this Friday. Now Volvo says it will be all electric from 2019 on. And the hovercars will be making their appearance — when???

World Green City

World Green City is a prototype of a green city located on the Saluang-Keelek campus of Chiang Mai Rajabhat University. It is comprised of about 20 buildings making use of the latest technology. The DC microgrid funded by the ONR is one of the innovations in place.

Blogging at BioBuzz!

I’m delighted to announce that I’m a member of the BioBuzz blog team. BioBuzz covers all things BioTech and is working to build a strong BioTech community in Maryland. They offer networking events, news, mentors, and info on career opportunities. I’m currently covering biofuels – and couldn’t be happier about it. Check out the Industry […]

Nuclear Power Now?

August 1945. America uses the horrifying and horrible power of atomic bombs in nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Today we struggle with our attitudes toward the use of nuclear power for domestic, peaceful purposes. We could attribute this unease to some sort of collective squeamishness related to those days in 1945 but my informal […]

If We Put a Man on the Moon …

Back in 1961, when John F. Kennedy called for the United Sates to “commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth”1 it was a daunting proposal. He was asking us to pull together as a nation. To expend […]

Good News for the East Coast?

After harsh winters, sweltering summers, threats of rising sea levels, and the reality of rising energy costs, is it possible there’s good news for people from New York to Boston? Could be. A new study by the Carnegie Institution and California State University reports there’s enough wind energy to fill the power needs of highly […]