19 Aug '11, 9pm

EVs, Lithium-ion Batteries and Liars Poker | Alternative Energy Stocks: EVs, Lithium-ion Batteries and Liars Pok...

EVs, Lithium-ion Batteries and Liars Poker | Alternative Energy Stocks: EVs, Lithium-ion Batteries and Liars Pok...

Last week I stumbled across a link that led to a 2010 report from the National Research Council titled "Hidden Costs of Energy, Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use ." This free 506-page book takes a life-cycle approach – from fuel extraction to energy production, distribution, and use to disposal of waste products – and attempts to quantify the health, climate and other unpriced damages that arise from the use of various energy sources for electricity, transportation and heat. After studying the NRC's discussion of the unpriced health effects, other nonclimate damages and greenhouse gas emissions of various transportation alternatives, and thinking about what the numbers really mean, I've come to the conclusion that the electric vehicle advocates are playing liars poker with their cost and benefit numbers – emphasizing a couple areas where electric drive is ...

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channelnewsasia.com 19 Aug '11, 9pm

NEW YORK: Recession fears sent US stocks down again Friday, with last-hour selling pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Averag...

Speeding Adoption of EVs a New Focus for National Standards Group

Speeding Adoption of EVs a New Focus for Nation...

greenbiz.com 19 Aug '11, 12pm

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energybulletin.net 24 Aug '11, 9am

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The roads to our alternative energy future: Fil...

energybulletin.net 24 Aug '11, 10am

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altenergystocks.com 21 Aug '11, 3pm

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evworld.com 20 Aug '11, 7pm

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alternativefuels.about.com 21 Aug '11, 1am

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Lithium-ion Batteries and 8-Track Tapes

Lithium-ion Batteries and 8-Track Tapes

altenergystocks.com 07 Aug '11, 7pm

In three years of writing about investing in energy storage, I’ve learned that most public relations nightmares encountere...

Take Advantage of These 11 Energy Tax Credits Before They Expire

Take Advantage of These 11 Energy Tax Credits B...

thedailygreen.com 19 Aug '11, 3pm

For the past several years, the federal government has, as part of its economic stimulus spending, offered income tax cred...