Monthly Archives: October 2014

One thing we have learnt this week – solar energy payback

One thing we have learnt this week is that solar energy payback is now much faster than people think.  As we wrote in our book all energy sources have to have an energy investment made before you get an energy … Continue reading

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A reply to Owen Patterson

Owen Patterson was until a recent government reshuffle the UK environment secretary, basically responsible for the non-energy side of the environment (food, farming, national parks, forests, etc) largely in England.  He reputedly was a holder of the post who did … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week -wind output record

This week another UK wind output record was broken.  Some people may know that a few weeks ago (I posted to the facebook page) that very briefly wind output overtook nuclear output in the UK.  Its happened again but this … Continue reading

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The hydrogen economy myth-part 3

In two posts we had a look at the background science which is necessary to consider the question of the hydrogen economy myth.  Looking at the laws of thermodynamics suggests this idea does not add up.  Beyond these further inherent … Continue reading

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The hydrogen economy myth-part 2

In the last post we had a look at the background science which is necessary to consider the question of the hydrogen economy.  Before we look at the issue of cell efficiency and some of the other problems we need … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- nuclear power

There has been lots going on in the energy world this week and even in the Christian world that is relevant to this book so it saddens me to have to return to nuclear power again.  The reason for this  … Continue reading

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The hydrogen economy myth-part 1

Been having a bit of a blether about the hydrogen economy recently after a supposed breakthrough in hydrogen production at Glasgow University.  This got me thinking about this whole hydrogen economy myth which we covered in our book.  I’m afraid … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- why are oil prices so low?

Why are oil prices so low and why are they falling?  This is particularly surprising with so much war in the middle east and tension in the Ukraine.  There is almost no oil coming out of Libya due to its … Continue reading

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