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Etam: Achtung: Learning From Germany’s  Energy Shambles

Etam: Achtung: Learning From Germany’s Energy Shambles

In 1880, a great author, Mark Twain, whom you may never hear spoken of again because he had the audacity to write in the vernacular of the day, wrote an extremely funny essay called The Awful German Language. “Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod...

What Doubling The Grid Really Means

What Doubling The Grid Really Means

Recently my daughter called me while on her way back from a Costco run in Regina, heading home to Weyburn. She noted that it appears they are twinning the highway between Regina and Weyburn. Indeed, they are, I explained. And several years later, they’ll probably get...

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Transformers: More than Meets the Eye

The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...

Etam: On Low Natural Gas Prices…

Etam: On Low Natural Gas Prices…

Is there any critical industrial material as bizarre as natural gas? The stuff holds almost zero interest for the general public, for the same reason no one is interested in the sound of a washing machine. Both boring. Both ubiquitous. Natural gas isn’t even sold on...