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The One Equation that Describes the EV Revolution – that No-one Uses

Note – on the basis that each equation loses 50% of readers, I’ll assume only the hard-core readership remain. EVs and other new energy technologies such as PV solar are disruptive. But incumbent auto and oil companies, and industry analysts assume they will follow … Continue reading

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OPEC’s Terrible Choice:  Its Next Cut Could be a Permanent One.

OPEC seems in control of the oil world, but in fact it is terribly constrained. A review of OPEC’s previous production cuts reveals that: –  it cannot sustain a market share strategy –  it takes the lead in output cuts when demand … Continue reading

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The Surprising Dual Winners of the Energy Transition – OPEC and the New Technologies: Shale, Solar And Wind

   There are a lot of new arrivals at the low-end of the energy cost-curve – but OPEC may yet adapt. Summary US shale and global solar / wind energy technologies are now competing strongly with the traditional oil and gas industry: … Continue reading

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The Sun Will Always Shine, the Wind Will Always Blow

Active Energy Management via Solar And Wind: why intermittency is just a mid-level engineering problem “Wind and solar PV capacity has grown very rapidly in many countries.. By the end of 2015, these technologies had reached double-digit shares of annual electricity generation … Continue reading

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For the UK, 2016 Was Likely the Year of Peak Demand for Internal Combustion Cars

The Car Market In the UK Has Now Fundamentally Changed 2016 probably marked the peak of sales growth for conventionally-fuelled, non-electric internal-combustion vehicles in the UK – meaning they are now likely in long-term sales decline. A short-hand way of describing this … Continue reading

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