Lynne Kiesling This Wired article summarizes and links to a poster for the American Geophysical Union meetings (pdf) from Elaine Hart, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering at Stanford. Her power flow simulation suggests that the existing transmission network in California can accommodate up to 70% of renewables in the portfolio on a … More New analysis: California’s grid can accommodate more renewables
Michael Giberson At Common Tragedies Daniel Hall links to my post on reading recommendations for the Car Czar which mentions the Atari simulation game “Energy Czar,” only he titles his post: “Maybe Carol Browner should dust off an old Atari 2600.” C’mon now, you couldn’t get a serious game like “Energy Czar” for the Atari 2600. … More Kids don’t know their history – Energy Czar and Atari
Lynne Kiesling OK, I’ve migrated over domain hosting for KP and email to a combination of WordPress and Google Apps … so all of the legacy http://www.knowledgeproblem.com addressing, RSS feeds, and Google ranking should be intact! Yay. And thanks to Adam from Market Urbanism for his prompting on this item. BUT it may take a … More KP, WordPress, Google ranking, domain hosting …
Lynne Kiesling Via Ron Bailey at Reason: the biofuels industry asks where their bailout is. I had to chuckle when Ron pointed out that the Renewable Fuels Association says that they, unlike other lobbying organizations, are offering ideas instead of just asking for a handout. OK, I did more than chuckle … Ron quotes a … More Biofuels: where’s our bailout?