The Politics of Energy, Part 1

…The Politics of Energy, Part 1… The United States is blessed with abundant energy resources and can be energy independent if it chooses.  How should the United States use its energy resources in the face of very real threats to Continue reading The Politics of Energy, Part 1

Excess Generating Capacity

Total electricity end user consumption in United States

…Excess Generating Capacity… Consumption of electricity has remained constant for at least the past ten years, 2010 through 2020. This raises two questions: Why has the US been adding new generation capacity when consumption has remained constant? Why has consumption Continue reading Excess Generating Capacity

Special Report, Green Nightmare for Americans

Special Report- Green Nightmare

…Special Report, Green Nightmare for Americans… The preceding three articles have been edited and combined into a single special report. The report can be downloaded using this link https://bit.ly/33ekRH7  The report provides an accurate depiction of why it is foolhardy Continue reading Special Report, Green Nightmare for Americans

Don’t ignore Coal

…Don’t ignore Coal… Don’t ignore coal. Other countries aren’t. In fact, the new high efficiency low emission (HELE), ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plants are being built in China, Japan, India, and elsewhere. These power plants operate at very high temperatures and Continue reading Don’t ignore Coal

Paris Accord Increases Use of Coal

The map of the country of Bangladesh

…Paris Accord Increases Use of Coal… The goal of the Paris Accord is to “keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels; and to limit the increase to 1.5°C, since this would substantially reduce Continue reading Paris Accord Increases Use of Coal

Coal and the future of Energy

Analyzing the savings in Carbon Dioxide emissions

…Coal and the future of Energy… While coal-fired power plants have been hit hard by regulations in the United States, coal has emerged as a very important source of energy elsewhere. High-efficiency low emission (HELE) coal-fired power plants are being Continue reading Coal and the future of Energy