Sometimes I forget the power of the Rational Middle. Sometimes I forget the good it can do, and the idea that the Rational Middle can be the tip of the spear in creating the energy future. This week, I was reminded of those facts. I was also reminded that there are others out there who, like us, are laser-focused on having civil, solutions-based discussions about some of the globe’s toughest issues. This week, I went on a whirlwind tour of… (more)
Did you see Elon Musk announce his new lithium ion battery system for the home? Did you hear about it? If the answer is “no”, then you missed moment that could possibly go down in history as the moment that changed the way we think about energy and the way we generate and store our energy. A link to the Tesla Powerwall unveiling: http://goo.gl/Cd2p4r At the Rational Middle, we strive to strike the balance in the conversation about energy and to… (more)
We have just completed a massive update to the Rational Middle Energy Series which leverages new information available to us to keep these discussions up-to-date and fresh. The content and message are the same, but the data tables and other information graphics have been updated to reflect the latest numbers.
This is a re-issue of the original episode with updated numbers and graphics to reflect the changes in technology and economies. Otherwise, it is the same episode that was available previously!