Episode 53 - Energy pt1

This week we look at energy and power production. A snapshot of the past, present and future. How much do we use? Oil, coal, gas, solar, wind, nuclear. What's out there that is better?

Also, New instant charge battery, and Artificial Intelligence explains itself.




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Energy - a primer


MIT-Econ-Storage_0
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Peak oil and coal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predicting_the_timing_of_peak_oil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_coal

Energy conversion and cost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_conversion_efficiency
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cost_of_electricity_by_source

More reading on energy production and usage
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-03/for-cheapest-power-on-earth-look-skyward-as-coal-falls-to-solar
https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=96&t=3
http://ceepr.mit.edu/publications/working-papers/662
https://www.e-education.psu.edu/egee102/node/1930
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602051/fail-safe-nuclear-power/
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