The Energy Landscapes Revolution

Energy is bound up in everything we experience. When we speak about energy in the consumer market sense, we are speaking about energy released as electricity or to turn motors or as thermal energy. That temporary release of energy creates a discrete discernible commodity that can be managed, packaged, and sold. It is not, however, [...]

The New Economy is Science-Driven

Science is knowledge. Knowledge is our survival strategy, as a species. Civilization is oriented toward the discovery, securing, and expansion of knowledge. The word ‘science’ is shorthand for the heroic collective human endeavor to learn, share, do, and improve. Read any book, essay or article about business these days, and you are sure to find [...]

Everything is Energy

Conventional economic inquiry, business strategy and industrial production do not generally integrate all that science has come to know into standard, or even cutting edge, practice. The reasons for this are many, but the most commonly held and practiced are: it may be hard to value what science has only recently learned; whatever the value, [...]

The Magical Future of Smart Energy

The business models and technologies that dominate the later part of this century will transcend old-fashioned thinking about value management and resource allocation. Connection and ephemeralization would make them appear downright magical to us. Four critical capabilities that will drive these trends: Anything can be made anywhere. Technical knowledge can reach anywhere. Advanced services will [...]