New Public Interest Energy Blog

Ben Otto, a member of our ‘Ralph Maughan’s Wildlife News’ community, and a fellow rabble-rouser/live-wire (we gotsta stick together), has recently started his own blog about Public Interest Energy issues.  Check it out :

Public Interest Energy Blog

It’s a great resource to keep up on energy issues, nationally & especially in the state of Idaho – and it reminds us that the public interest ought be front and center.  These are the kind of thoughts on energy issues that let us preserve our public land and wildlife too (and maybe our hard-earned dollars for good measure !).

Some of my favorite posts thus far :

If Geeks Ran the Electric Grid

A vast interconnected series of tubes that responds to dynamic users, requests, and resources while remaining decentralized, easily accessible, and inexpensive. This could describe either the internet or, the electric grid. Except that the grid is dominated by a few vested monopolies with total control over the infrastructure.

Wind Turbines on Rooftops

Electric Bill Draining Your Pocketbook? Paint your roof white and save $ and the Earth

Keep on howling into the dark and dangerous night Ben !  We need your voice.

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