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One voice: Paul Krugman, fracking and solar energy

At best, when an individual such as Paul Krugman (International Trade Economist, Nobel Prize winner in economics and columnist for the New York Times) opine in a public forum, it’s an insightful piece of analysis, a useful expression of sentiment, or an effective way of providing sorely needed background on important issues. Occasionally, however, important […]
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Tech idea: Gravel silos to store wind or solar energy

Obviously there are times when the sun don’t shine and the wind don’t blow. Such times are called ‘interruptions of service’ for solar and wind energy generation. It limits their effectiveness as alternative energy sources. The solution is to store energy when the wind blows and the sun shines and release it during the non-productive […]
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