The EV tsunami – is it really a huge wave, or is the emperor/clothes thing again?

The EV tsunami – is it really a huge wave, or is the emperor/clothes thing again?

Apologies for the apparent Tesla fixation these days, but it really is the energy story of the summer. Tesla’s wild ride is far and away the most interesting development in the auto industry, and for that matter the business news in general. It’s an interesting story because it’s a bit iceberg-ish; there is the surface […]

The game changing, rock star car is here – will Tesla’s model 3 make history as promised?

The game changing, rock star car is here – will Tesla’s model 3 make history as promised?

  Tesla Motors announced this week that its mass-market (sort of) Model 3 has received all regulatory clearances and is set to begin production on schedule. The first models will be delivered to customers before the end of the month in a ceremony that will no doubt rival a dozen Chinese New Years for sheer spectacle. […]

Grace under pressure – Ariana Grande redefines positive energy

Grace under pressure – Ariana Grande redefines positive energy

  This is a surely a strange topic for an energy related website, but in some respects not at all. A post from several months ago was dedicated to the very real but intangible effects of positive energy . It’s not an untapped resource but definitely under utilized. So it was a pleasant surprise beyond belief […]

The weird quietness in the energy world – doesn’t anything bad happen anymore?

The weird quietness in the energy world – doesn’t anything bad happen anymore?

The instant-knowledge world we live in seems to lead to short memories. It may be a function of data overload, where critical thinking is a luxury that time doesn’t often permit. We might see a headline and think hey, that doesn’t seem right…but by the time we process the thought there are 12 new tweets […]

Don’t feel like an energy hypocrite, just do what you can

Don’t feel like an energy hypocrite, just do what you can

  As has been witnessed countless times here and elsewhere, the energy business has a big problem. Few people understand even the basic fundamentals and we do a poor job of explaining it. Mention “oil” and most people think of Saudi Arabia and the price to fill up the car, and nothing in between. Compounding […]