Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Electrical Power Consumption«

Mislead (Again) On Cap And Trade

February 4, 2010 by


Electrical Engineers everywhere must be tearing their hair out in frustration. The Carbon Cap and Trade legislation is specifically designed as a revenue raising device alone, and is not designed for the purposes of lowering Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions. That’s a pretty bold thing to say, I can see, and requires some explanation, which is […]

Electricity – Paying Three Times For The Same Thing, And Some Unintended Consequences (PART 2)

February 3, 2010 by


PART TWO OF TWO PARTS In PART 1, I detailed how you, as a residential consumer, use electricity, and how you will be slugged further for using it. If you have not read PART 1, it is directly above this on the Home page, or for those of you who are visiting externally, then take […]

President Obama’s Clean Energy Renewable Power Turkey

January 28, 2010 by


Last night in the President’s State Of The Union Address, he mentioned ‘Clean Energy’ ten times, also hyping up Renewable power. I want you to picture this. You buy a brand new car straight off the showroom floor. Each day of the week you drive that car to work. Out of the five days in […]

The Future For Electrical Power After Waxman Markey And Kerry Boxer (Part 1)

November 2, 2009 by


PART ONE OF FOUR PARTS   This post started out as a small single post on a specific subject, but as is always the case with my posts, further research always seems to be required, and that sometimes throws up something else, which, rather than just allude to, I actually prefer to explain, and in […]

The Fast Approaching Coal Fired Power Nightmare (Part Two)

October 23, 2009 by


PART TWO OF TWO PARTS THE DREAM NIGHTMARE OF CLEAN COAL There are three images as part of this post. They are all diagrams and are freely available. I have included them to show how simplified the process has been reduced to. With each image, if you click on that image, it will open in […]

The Fast Approaching Coal Fired Power Nightmare (Part One)

October 22, 2009 by


PART ONE OF TWO PARTS IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK. This chart is from the U.S. Government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) website. Click on the image to open it in a new and larger window. In these days of being told that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal fired power plants are what is causing […]

Climate Change Policies To Throw The Third World Under The Bus (Part 1)

September 22, 2009 by


PART ONE OF TWO PARTS That’s an emotive title, but as you read this, seriously consider what is being done, and what I’m trying to impress upon you. I want you to pretend you actually really do believe this Climate Change debate, and that we need to do something of a serious nature about it, […]