Doug Vining Energy internet

We've been talking about the concept of an energy internet for some time now. A smart grid where both power generation is distributed and power consumption is collaborative. It's inevitable that as rooftop solar becomes more widespread and power utilities less powerful, that an efficient means of sharing excess power with your neighbours, and having extra power available on demand, will lower the costs for everyone.

Here's a project in Germany that has turned their grid into a data network. Is this the start of the energy internet?
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Posted: 25 February 2015 at 09:22

Doug Vining The demise of oil

Will demand for oil continue to rise indefinitely, or will exponential technologies hasten a peak in demand, and a shift to alternative fuel and energy sources? Bloomberg gives us a view of what the demise of oil could look like.
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Posted: 23 June 2017 at 11:44
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