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Electric vehicles & utilities’ death spiral

Discussion on the potential energy utilities’ death spiral has moved from industry articles to mainstream media. It’s a fascinating topic that has the potential to rework one of the fundamental corner blocks of modern society, electricity. Cycle started by solar … Continue reading

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Nuclear will not save the day

I am of the opinion that the world is about to face an energy crisis of somewhat epic proportions; even if the most dire impacts of the fossil fuel “peak oil” were to be postponed by rapid ramp-up of oil … Continue reading

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Why I think the Internet will survive even in the medium term

As the predictable series of crisis starts to bite (climate change, peak energy, deforestation, soil degradation & water scarcity to start with), what will be the first large element of the modern society to buckle? One of the most visionary … Continue reading

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On residential solar PV systems

I find solar electricity production a fascinating topic. One of the curiosities of Australia is that the country is among the best in the world for solar electricity production, yet the vast majority of electricity production is based on coal … Continue reading

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