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Posts Tagged ‘YERT’

2 Jun 24 2014 @ 10:17pm by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Global Energy, Random

Novel Ideas

The quest to diversify from fossil fuels has perhaps been no more successfully implemented than in Germany, where on the 14th morning of last month, it achieved a record 74% of its power generation from renewables, and specifically solar and wind energy. Admittedly this took an exceptionally sunny and windy day, but the achievement still stands. The pursuit of alternative energy sources across the globe has led to some rather nutty and novel ideas. Here are but a few.

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3 Dec 1 2011 @ 10:58am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, Random, risk management

Energy-related Christmas Gifts

Yep, it’s that time of the year to desperately hunt for what to get Auntie Maude or Uncle Fred for Christmas. But search no longer, my friends.  Here is a collection of energy-related gifts I am sure they would be thrilled to receive: » read more

0 Sep 14 2011 @ 9:41am by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Global Energy

Tamales and Tacos With YERT Producer / Director

Alrightee, so we move onto the main course with YERT producer / director Ben Evans, getting to the questions that really matter:

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0 Sep 12 2011 @ 10:53am by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Global Energy

Chips and Salsa With YERT Producer / Director

I formally announce this to be YERTweek™ here on the burrito. Not only does the docu-comedy YERT provide an interesting take on energy trends and sustainability, but it has also prompted me to delve into some of its key themes such as wind power and smart grids (which I will take a closer look at in the coming weeks). As for this post, it serves up chips and salsa with YERT producer / director Ben Evans, with Tamales and Tacos to come later in the week. But first and foremost, here is a brief synopsis of the film:  » read more