Caution – massively slow moving obstacle ahead identified as Corporate America – not unlike the traffic nightmare. Where is the H2 on demand from the 1950s? The basic 4000 year old Chinese rocket concept remains unchanged. Are we truly being Creative? Or nearsighted, short term directed, molding, imprisoning the future, led by the nose where the dollar of innovation goes. Economics and evolving Life seem to be diametrically opposed in this massive worldwide economic divide. The little box of skewed reality is sinking. A larger concept of E=MC2 is re-emerging with unimaginable profit potential as the “economic divide” dismantles with practically free, unlimited energy made available, eliminating resource scarcity. http://exploringenergyevolution.blogspot.com/2014/05/adaptable-to-field-propulsion-or-are-we.html
Feedback and assistance are welcome towards making the 'long past due' present and available now - As others have noted, this will be Open Source on a Manhattan Project scale.
It all sounds wonky and focused only on the power sector, but these new rules could bring deep change for all businesses and all citizens. Those fighting progress are of course crying foul and shouting about economic devastation from burdensome regulations – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce put out an absurd “analysis” of the regulations before they were released. There will obviously be a cost for utilities to comply, but industry generally overestimates – often by an order of magnitude – the expense to meet tougher standards...... more