17 May '11, 2pm

If Energy Were Free and Unlimited… | Alternative Energy Stocks

As soon as gas prices rise, our nation becomes focused on energy. When they drop again, it falls off most consumers’ radar. Yet the importance of energy goes way beyond the cost of filling up your gas tank or paying your electric bill. In often-extraordinary ways, energy is interwoven into absolutely everything that we need to live or that we love to do. One of the most useful tricks I learned in engineering school is that to put any problem in perspective, it helps to ask what if things were at zero or infinity. So, to put things in perspective, let’s ask the question… “What if energy were free and unlimited?” · People would be able to travel at bargain-basement rates. Yes, the cost of land vehicle transportation, which is so much of the focus in the press, would drop by 25%-35%[i] . But, in addition, airline costs would plummet as much as 50%. With this would come increa...

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