Scale and complexity issues are becoming a significant impediment to maintaining wind and solar growth rates.
Articles: energy transition (47)
The last of the big-time U.S. coal companies has gone bankrupt, and in the hills of Appalachia, they’re looking for their next move.
In percentage terms, Denmark is the world leader in energy transition, as well as the king of wind power.
World records tumbled in renewable energy this month.
Vermont is the nation’s second smallest state by population, but it has set among the most ambitious energy goals of any state in the union...
The next few decades will see a profound and all-encompassing energy transformation throughout the world.
The adoption of The Paris Agreement by 195 countries on December 12, 2015 marks the end of the era of fossil fuels.
Improving efficiency is almost always easier and cheaper than generating new power, so efficiency should be our first target in energy transition. But it’s usually the last.
"Back of the Envelope" calculations are a tradition in science and often turn out to be able to provide plenty of useful information, at the same time avoiding the common pitfall of complex models, that of being able to fit anything provided that one has enough adjustable parameters.
In my book, given the stakes, no novel can rival this epic real-life drama.