Jostein Eikeland is a visionary serial entrepreneur who has participated or is involved in multiple business sectors: technology, automotive, energy storage and environmental. In each sector, he concentrates on efficiency, resource optimization and recycling wasted resources. Eikeland is known by some as the “Cloudfather” because he coined the phrase Application Service Provider, or ASP, in 1996. ASP became software as a service (SAAS), and has now become, simply, the “cloud”. Read More >>
This chart by Lawrence Livermore shows that 58.1 out of 95.1 Quads of the energy consumed in the US is wasted (rejected), that’s over 60%. For perspective, the one Quad equivalent for gasoline is 8,007,000,000 Gallons (US).
This is a great chart to get the big energy picture for several reasons. First on the left hand column you see all the different fuel sources used in the US. Do you see how low the renewable percentages are? The next thing to observe is what fuel source is used for what application, you can follow the lines running from left to right to understand that. Read More>>
The above statement has been circulating the blogosphere since the UK Daily Mail published an article with this alarming allegation. Is it true? Well… yes and no. Read More>>
Merchant fleet routes courtesy of dailymail.co.uk