…Are Transformers a National Security Risk?… The electric grid uses three types of transformers: Distribution transformers (DTs) are used to bring electricity from the grid to homes and businesses. They range in size from 15 KVA to 5,000 KVA Substation Continue reading Are Transformers a National Security Risk?
…Effect of BEVs on Electric Grid… What will be the effect of 250 million BEVs on America’s electric grid in 2050? What will it cost to allow the electric grid to safely supply 250 million BEVs with the power they Continue reading Effect of BEVs on Electric Grid
…Electricity Consumption Will Grow Again… (For the record: Articles published in January of 2018, i.e., four years ago, foresaw the reason why consumption of electricity was flat and accurately predicted when growth would resume. See note for link to these articles.) Continue reading Electricity Consumption Will Grow Again
…Net-zero Carbon and the Electric Grid… Chapter 2 of Net-zero Carbon, The Climate Policy Destroying America, provides a glimpse into how climate policies endanger our electric grid. While Chapter 2 of Net-zero Carbon is an essential introduction to the issue Continue reading Net-Zero Carbon and the Electric Grid
The new buzzword for coal-fired power plants is HELE, an acronym for High Efficiency Low Emission. According to a recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report, Japan’s 600 MW Isogo plant in Yokohama is probably the best in the world. It Continue reading Japan and China: Remarkably Clean Coal
Periodically, I do radio and other interviews. While radio interviews are not easy to reproduce on the internet, my recent interview with the president of The Villages Tea Party is a video with an easy to access link. The purpose Continue reading Tea Party Interview