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Enriched Tensions

By: Ryan Wolfe / Posted on: July 8, 2019

According to reports, Iran is quickly going to breach the Uranium-stockpile limit set by the current nuclear deal.  President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has already warned that a new deal needed to be in action by Sunday June 7, 2019 or the Islamic Republic will increase enrichment of Uranium.  Globally, there is much concern with the growth rate of Iran’s uranium cache, because they are just a step away from weapon-grade levels of uranium.

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Future of Fuel

By: Ryan Wolfe / Posted on: June 7, 2019

Alternative energy is certainly an interesting concept in many aspects. Often referred to as “Clean Energy,” alternatives can also include solar, wind and water based production. As our current world tries to push for a change on how power is sourced, there has been an effort and an investment to change from fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gasses towards alternatives to create sustainable and inexpensive options for energy production.

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Nikola's Big Bet

By: Ryan Wolfe / Posted on: April 16, 2019

New big rig player, Nikola Motors, is looking to add their mark in the transportation industry.  Nikola is a startup operation based in Arizona that is “all in” on Hydrogen powered semi-trucks. While the theory of Hydrogen powered transportation has proven to be enticing, the actuality has eluded engineers over the past 50 years.  The largest hold back in the eyes of Nikola Motor, is that the tank sizes necessary for passenger vehicle operation has proven to be bulky and inefficient.   Nikola Motors is thinking around the scenario.  If you can’t condense the storage, increase the vehicle size.

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Oil drive vs. Electric ride

By: Ryan Wolfe / Posted on: February 20, 2019

Governor Wolf is attempting to “clean up” Pennsylvania’s emissions.  His new Executive Order will require 25% of government vehicles to be replaced by electric vehicle by 2025.  The big push for this change is mostly financially motivated, as it is projected to gain the state just under 3 billion dollars in subsidies due to a reduction in vehicular and greenhouse gas emissions.   Major cities such as Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are doing their best to stay ahead of the curve.  Other benefits include lower greenhouse gas emissions and a speculation that respiratory disease might be reduced.

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Waste to Energy: Greener Gasoline

By: Sam Stires / Posted on: September 27, 2018

One third of all food produced around the world gets discarded uneaten, and environmentalists, energy analysts and entrepreneurs are beginning to take notice. With the untapped potential for generating energy, researchers have begun to notice food waste as a way of powering vehicles. Waste-to-energy (WTE) is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing segments of the energy sector. Navigant Research, which produced the 2012 report “Waste-to-Energy Technology Markets, which analyzes the global market opportunity for WTE, expects waste-to-energy to grow from its current market size of $6.2 billion to $29.2 billion by 2022."

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