03 Sep '11, 10pm

#peakoil Energy infrastructure of the post-carbon future: The urban infrastructure of the…

In 2008, The New York Times reported 56% of the energy generated in the United States was wasted. In electricity generation, 66% was lost as heat out the smoke stacks of remote power plants and another ten percent lost during transmission. Of transportation energy, 71% was lost from heavy, idling vehicles and cars carrying only a driver. Meaning, in a time when fossil fuel resources are declining around the world, over half the 100 Quadrillion BTU’s generated in the US consumed fuel without doing any work. The first step to eliminating such enormous waste is of course compact, car-free, 3D eco-cities composed of mid-rise, mixed use buildings that incorporate urban farming and local agriculture. Cities themselves save energy by shortening transportation and energy transmission distances, trading horizontal movement snarled in traffic for moving people vertically in elevator...

Full article: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-09-03/energy-i...

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