W. D. Budinger

Mind the Gap!

The steps we need to take to maximize the potential of wind and solar power.

Why Wind and Solar Aren't Enough

Both suffer from an intermittency problem. A plausible back-up source is needed—and there's only one.

Can Batteries Save the Day?

Wind and solar power are great. But eventually the sun sets and the wind stops.

A 1908 Lesson in Risk and Reward

What Orville Wright can teach us about solving our clean energy problem.

A Very Inconvenient Truth

Renewables can’t meet all our energy needs. Like it or not, we’re going to need more.