The Long Road to an Alternative-Energy Future

Why it will take many years for new technologies to make a dent in our current energy mix


[This is an unusually thoughtful piece on the degree of difficulty in “moving the needle” in alternative energy.  Assumes that current price is the essential criterion, more so than blowing up West Virginia, causing early deaths from air pollution, and changing the climate.]


Dr. Stephen R. Humphrey, Director,
School of Natural Resources and Environment,
Box 116455, 103 Black Hall, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL  32611-6455  USA
Tel. 352-392-9230, Fax 352-392-9748