In this “101” post, RMP writes about the five basic types of fuel cells. Many people may not have heard of fuel cells but they’re here today and will be a bigger part of society more and more. Fuel cells generate electricity with only trace amounts of NOx pollution, SOx pollution, and particulate matter emissions. Furthermore, fuel cells produce less CO2 than than other power plants and have higher efficiencies. Even when CO2 is produced, fuel cells can make it more economical to capture that CO2. There are so many benefits that it’s hard to name them all in this excerpt. Click here to read this post and bring yourself up to speed on the basics of fuel cells.
When FERC approved Cheniere to be the first licensed exporter of LNG in the USA, everyone took notice, including RMP. Now, 4 years later, Cheniere is about to start shipping LNG to customers in the UK, Spain, Korea, and India. Contracts have also been inked with companies in France for trains that come online in future years. Read this post to learn more and stay tuned for our upcoming interactive world map of LNG facilities.
Read this post about the responsible migration away from crude oil and all the associated benefits it would have for American taxpayers. We can responsibly phase out internal combustion engines and improve our economy and national security. Energy is a tax and the companies that sell us that energy at a profit have formed a monopoly over the transportation sector of our economy. Monopolies are the enemies of a free market. Learn how we can improve America by phasing out the internal combustion engine and crude oil with Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles. The featured image of this post is the Toyota Mirai FCEV. It is Toyota’s first mass produced FCEV. Mirai is the Japanese word for future.
If you listen to the TV news and proponents of KXL, you might think the Keystone XL is all about America. But, what if America has little to do with Keystone XL other than we are geographically located between Canada’s Athabasca tar sands and a deepwater port to foreign markets? Proponents focus their talk on the 42,100 jobs that will be created by KXL quoting the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement released by the US Dept of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs but fail to mention those are short term contract jobs. The very same doc they quote is also quoted by opponents of KXL because it says only 35 permanent jobs will be created. Learn more about America’s economic pros & cons with regard to KXL by reading this article.