Michael Giberson Robert Rapier at R-Squared Energy Blog looks into recent claims by DARPA to soon have oil from algae at a cost of $2/gallon. His bottom line: “I suspect that in a couple of years we will be doing the post-mortem on this one when we find that there is no $2 algal oil … More Algal oil for $2/gallon? Not likely any time soon.
Michael Giberson From time to time you see reports of electric utility executives or analysts worried about a forthcoming avalanche of electric vehicles (EVs) that will, just maybe, overwhelm utility distribution systems. What happens if everyone comes home from work and plugs in at the same time? What happens if drivers want to recharge on-peak … More EVs need to avoid charging during peak hours? Nonsense!