16 Dec '11, 6pm

Natural Gas Doubling to 44% of the North American Mix in 2036?

Natural Gas Doubling to 44% of the North American Mix in 2036?

Carl Pope, Chairman of The Sierra Club, spoke of coal and how utilities have powerful incentives to hold on to coal. Pope said, "Renewables and gas are fighting for table scraps while we should go after coal." He urged, "Make sure that the Public Utility Commissions do not allow irrational investments in upgrading 50-year-old coal fired power plants." Pope suggested, "Run the railroads on natural gas, not diesel, [...] run fleet vehicles on natural gas," and "Replace peakers with fuel cells." He asked, "Can we power locomotives with fuel cells or natural gas?" Pope finished his remarks by asking us to "Look at the system differently." He said that the biggest missing ingredient is that there is no institution where consumers and utilities can communicate. "We need to create a place where that conversation can happen." *** Extracting shale gas entails a drilling process kno...

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Nice sensors you got there - //cc @oresk

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cleantechnica.com 20 Dec '11, 2pm

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