Overcoming the Obstacles to Clean Electricity
Wind and solar are important to our clean energy mix, but without baseload reliability, coal won’t go away.By Bill Budinger
Weapons & Windmills, Quarks & Quagmires
The Department of Energy’s portfolio is complex, and strong relationships—with other departments, with Congress, and with laboratories—are key.By Ernest J. Moniz
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.By Bill Budinger
Can Batteries Save the Day?
Wind and solar power are great. But eventually the sun sets and the wind stops.By Bill Budinger