Energy Topics 

These pages are a collection of general energy topics.  They include:

Big oil's real agenda on climate change.

Switching to renewables could save trillions. 

The facts behind hydro power.

Renewables account for 22% of US Electricity generation in 2022.

Renewable Electricity calculator, a spreadsheet.

Does turning the air conditioning off when you’re not home actually save energy? 

Time to ditch your old gas lawnmower?

MA passes historic clean energy bill.

Paul Krugman and the Inflation Reduction Act.

Top coal firm in the world cashing in on energy crisis.

Is coal mining increasing Kentucky's flood risk?

New heat pumps for old apartments.

Heat pumps prove themselves during a harsh winter in Maine.

Renewable energy has had its ups and downs so far in 2022.

Reframing Curtailment: Why Too Much of a Good Thing Is Still a Good Thing.

Solution to grid reliability 

25% of US energy coming from renewables. 

Blue states just can't quit that big oil revenue stream.

Indiana government stops net metering!

Big hike in natural gas prices will accelerate change in the utility industry.

Green ammonia can be used instead of natural gas for fertilizer production as well as power generation.

Fossil fuel industry cut jobs in 2021 despite growth in production.

Renewable power costs rise, just not as much as fossil fuels.

Rhode Island to be 100% renewable electric by 2033.

Clean Energy NH, YouTube interviews about renewables. (~6hrs in length)

Gas fired power is not all that cheap.

DOE Announces Breakthrough in Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Technology.

Defense production act will accelerate clean energy 

Infrastructure law to connect more clean energy to the grid. 

Converting from fuel oil to heat pumps can save money,

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Everything you ever wanted to know about charging an EV but were afraid to ask - Part 1.

Everything you ever wanted to know about charging an EV but were afraid to ask - Part 2.

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A 100% renewable energy future is possible

Get the gas out of your kitchen

Consider a heat pump water heater to save money,

 

Amory Lovins: Cleanest way to address the energy crisis

IEAs 10 point plan to cut oil use.

Next generation residential energy - underground thermal.

Revel expanding EV fast-charging network.

Australia's largest microgrid goes online.

Pros and cons about nuclear power as green energy.

 

Faster at-home EV charging.

EV charging is a high growth business.

GAF vs Tesla solar shingles.

Progress on clean vehicles.

 

Where does your power come from?

Here is a chart showing the cost of running an appliance.

For tips on saving energy with a gas or electric clothes dryer, read this document:

Alternative energy costs are trending DOWN.

Everything you always wanted to know about energy but were afraid to ask and then some from WIRED.

Big oil is not going away, just changing a bit.

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