New Tools and Technologies

Rewire the Electrical Grid

Use stimulus money to rework the electrical grid so that it can withstand the 'ups and downs' associated with many alternative energies as well as wiring on streets and highways for low cost recharge parking spots and recharge stations - more jobs and an upgraded grid prepared to handle new energies and electric vehicles and a high speed rail network. Good transportation infrastructure is the backbone of a strong free-market ...more »

Submitted by (@csipe0)


23 votes

New Strategies and Techniques

CAFE standards ok - alternative power good.

Increasing the CAFE standards to 35.5 MPG for cars and light trucks will only reduce the ROI value of alternatively powered vehicles. This will make the case more difficult to introduce all electric vehicles or vehicles powered by used motor oil, etc. Instead, the mandate should be to increase the percentage of alternatively powered vehicles over time so we (way down the road) end up operating vehicles with a zero ...more »

Submitted by (@phillertora)


-29 votes