Energy Challenge

Reliable different events that lead to spikes in oil

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Unformatted text preview: ermal: CSP technology (concentrated solar power) Convert sun’s heat to turbine Concentrated mirrors Cons: Land rights and siting Location Environmental regulations Transmission issues Oil for transport: Cons: Huge import costs Huge costs to defend oil producing countries Substantial costs to defend security lanes Pollution of vulnerable ecosystems Pros: Potential new forms of oil that may improve it Transitional: Heavy oil Ultra- deep oil Tight oil shale Unconventional Biofuels: Potentially big transformative fuel for transportation Ethanol from sugar cane is efficient Ethanol from corn starch has had major...
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