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July 02, 2014

A Ray of Clean Energy Sunshine Peeking Through the Beijing Haze

Since China is most likely using domestically made solar modules, the question is how much solar power are they actually producing. Nameplate output is one thing, actual output is another.

April 25, 2013

President Obama's Proposed FY'14 Energy Budget: What's Missing?

@ Bob,
Democrat or Republican, President Obama is only one of the long successions of Presidents since the founding of the DOE in 1977 from an amalgamation of separate nuclear agencies, who did little or nothing for renewable energy. It is therefore not a surprise to learn that the DOE is first and foremost a nuclear agency. Less than 10% of the DOE's funding goes to energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. To learn more, read my posts:
1. The Department of Energy (DoE) Exposed: http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2011/04/05/the-department-of-energy-doe-exposed/
2. What Has the DoE (Department of Energy) Done Lately? http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2011/03/05/what-has-the-doe-department-of-energy-done-lately/
3. 15,000 + 100,000 = U.S. Department of Energy (DoE): http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/15000-100000-u-s-department-of-energy-doe
4. The Good and Bad News of the FY 2014 DOE and Renewable Energy Budget Requests to Congress: http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/the-good-and-bad-news-of-the-fy-2014-doe-budget-request-to-congress/
5. What is Department of Energy (DoE) Doing to Reduce our Dependence on Foreign Oil and Obamaloney? http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/what-is-department-of-energy-doe-doing-to-reduce-our-dependence-on-foreign-oil-and-obamaloney/
6. The Good and Bad News of DoE Fiscal Year Budget Request! http://barryonenergy.wordpress.com/2013/03/24/the-good-and-bad-news-of-doe-fiscal-year-budget-request/
Barry Stevens

May 30, 2011

What Happens When the Incentives Expire?

Bruce,

Is it not true the real driver is a meaningful compliance penalty?

Barry

April 21, 2011

Has the Climate Changed in Washington?

Joel,

You may be interested in reading my article, 'Is This the Best America Can Do to Reduce Dependence Foreign-Oil?'

There is an interesting graph showing over a 30 year period, U.S. Imports of Crude Oil (in million barrels per month). Data is given on a monthly basis from January 1981 to January 2011.

Go to http://tinyurl.com/barry-stevens197

Thanks,
Barry Stevens

Barry Stevens

Barry Stevens

Dr. Barry Stevens is Founder and President of TBD America, Inc. a Technology Business Development consulting group serving the public and private sectors in the energy and fuels industries. Barry’s experience in the energy industry spans...

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