☀️ Are we really on the cusp of an energy revolution? Can the combination of solar energy, decentralised production, better storage and a move to electric vehicles tackle our largest sin? We seem to be very close to some epochal shifts which can bring an end to the auto-petrochemical hegemony. I drove an electric BMW i3 for a couple of hours this week (review in a future issue), the experience was sublime.
by Bloomberg on how the energy ecosystem is just about to change
, despite a gloomy on the climate outlook.
And yes, solar is getting much cheaper, with prices rapidly approaching less than $1 a watt
, which is a sort of emotional threshold that determines its sustainability.
Ten positive effects of autonomous cars.
. So much of the modern world (city lay out, insurance and finance industries, commutes, sexual desire) have been defined by the triumvirate of cars, oil & advertising. Valuable McKinsey thinking.