Battery-Electric Locomotives

…Battery-Electric Locomotives… GE is building a battery-electric locomotive for BSNF Railway Company to explore how to improve energy efficiency and lower fuel costs. Fuel costs are typically the largest cost for railroad companies. The battery-electric locomotive will be paired with Continue reading Battery-Electric Locomotives

US Navy Mine Warfare Lacks Critical Capabilities

…US Navy Mine Warfare Lacks Critical Capabilities… The US Naval Institute (USNI) has recently featured several articles in its Proceedings magazine and on its USNI News website, demonstrating the Navy’s lack of capabilities for clearing minefields. One headline in the Continue reading US Navy Mine Warfare Lacks Critical Capabilities

Smart News is an Oxymoron

…Smart News is an Oxymoron… The final nail in journalism’s coffin may have been driven with the advent of “smart news”. Any attempt to offer the public “smart news”, a product that supposedly allows people to hear both sides of Continue reading Smart News is an Oxymoron

US Navy’s Survival – When US Nuclear Industry Dies

…US Navy’s Survival – When US Nuclear Industry Dies… The nuclear power industry in the United States is dying. If not in the near term because of rigged bidding by RTO/ISOs, then because of expiring operating licenses. (All existing nuclear Continue reading US Navy’s Survival – When US Nuclear Industry Dies

Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018

…Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018… The third quarter showed a significant increase in the sale of Battery-Powered Vehicles (BEVs), which was probably the result of Tesla’s push to build its Model 3. Another significant change was the drop Continue reading Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018

Rush to Judgment About Oil

…Rush to Judgment About Oil… Are we facing the end of the oil era? Will battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) put an end to internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEs)? Will government regulations curtail the use of fossil fuels to eliminate CO2 Continue reading Rush to Judgment About Oil