Last week, Paul Davidson at USA Today told us about how Sodium-sulfur (NaS) batteries can increase the reliability and efficiency of the grid.
On Monday, Keith Johnson of The Wall Street Journal told us that Wind Turbine Makers can’t keep up with demand. [Subscription only.] Investment tip: this should be good for 2nd and 3rd-teir turbine makers who otherwise would not be able to sell their products. I’ve noticed this in a flurry of turbine sales by Composite Technology Corp. (CPTC.ob), a company I own not for their turbine business, but instead because I see great potential for their transmission business.
On Tuesday, Fred Fuld of Stockerblog listed nine geothermal stocks to consider.
- the WSJ Energy Roundup told us about Joe Liberman and John Warner’s upcoming CO2 cap-and-trade bill. Here in Colorado, we’re working on a citizen’s Carbon Tax initiative.
- Tyler at Clean Break asked: Is Nuclear as reliable as claimed?
- James Fraser of The Energy Blog told us about high energy density capacitors developed at the University of North Carolina.
- Sam Bond at the edie news center told us how Britain ‘could be carbon neutral in 20 years’
On Sunday, Kevin Cameron of the New York Times told us how Electric cars are nearly ready, but batteries are less so.
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