Germany Invests in Hydrogen – Skeptics Point to Hindenburg Disaster and Question the Technology

January 6, 2017 – Hydrogen as a transportation fuel has had a checkered past. Its most famous failing occurred when the airship Hindenburg caught fire at Lakehurst, New Jersey ... Continue Reading →

The Driverless Car Revolution is Getting Closer and It Means Big Changes

January 4, 2017 – Thomas Frey is a futurist and in his latest musing about autonomous vehicles he describes them as “the most disruptive technology in all history.” ... Continue Reading →

Speculation on the Future of Fossil Fuels

December 21, 2016 – In the Northern Hemisphere we have arrived at the Winter Solstice. Here in Toronto it means daylight lasting a little more than nine hours. And as the amount ... Continue Reading →

A Nuclear Power Station on the Moon is in Russia’s Space Plans

May 27, 2016 – Russia wants to establish a permanent lunar base by the mid-2030s. A partnership between Roskosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) includes mission plans to ... Continue Reading →

Hydrogen Energy Storage: A Breakthrough Technology to Compliment Rooftop Solar Panels

January 11, 2016 – Today’s guest bloggers are Sebastian-Justus and Jan Schmidt. I was approached by one of their colleagues about the technology they describe here back ... Continue Reading →

What Will it Take for the United States to do What Costa Rica Has Accomplished in 2015?

December 27, 2015 – Costa Rica has been providing electricity to the country using no fossil fuel sources. The diesel generators are silent as renewable energy takes over. There ... Continue Reading →

Splitting Water Breakthrough at Stanford University

June 24, 2015 – One of the knocks against hydrogen fuel cells comes from the way we create hydrogen by burning natural gas. The process is energy intensive and a carbon polluter. ... Continue Reading →

Solar Power – The Latest News and Technology Breakthroughs

December 6, 2014 – Although where I live there is scant evidence of a solar energy revolution, it seems in other parts of the world they get it. I share with you three stories ... Continue Reading →

United Kingdom to Fund Hydrogen Fuel Infrastructure Accessible to the Public

October 10, 2014 – There may not be many hydrogen-fueled trucks and automobiles on British roads today but this latest announcement from the government is an encouraging sign ... Continue Reading →

Betting on Hydrogen – Japan Joins Iceland as Primary Developers of Gas-Based Economy

August 12, 2014 – Iceland with its abundant geothermal energy sources and access to natural gas seems like a good place to develop a hydrogen economy. But along what it calls ... Continue Reading →