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On Reuters Breakout Series Focuses on China's Interest in Thorium

..but what is important (to the U.S.)is the missed economic potential if the Chinese are the first to develope exportable thorium powered MSR's. 

The take away of the Reuters piece s/b that here is another foriegn power that clearly sees thorium/MSR as a path to non-polluting future energy needs.

December 23, 2013    View Comment    

On Offshore Wind and Japan: Will the US Win or Lose This Technology Race?

Lewis,

I appreciate your candid knowledgeable report, just one thing, when you include these installed capacity #s you might want to mention the expected production (as a percentage) because in the case of wind, it is so significant. thanks, Keith

 

October 24, 2013    View Comment    

On Energy Storage Solution for the UK: Large Scale Pumped-Storage Site

or just build a couple of nuclear power stations instead.

March 20, 2013    View Comment    

On The Nuclear Green Revolution

Although its tempting to get very exccited about the possibilities of LFTR, I can't find any base load developements, even FliBe Energy (Kirk Sorensen) is only working on 40 megawatt modular units, meanwhile UC Berkley is working on a 400 megawatt PB-AHTR which is quite different. We need the federal government to get behind a program. 

February 12, 2013    View Comment