Peak Electricity and the Future of Power

Futurist Thomas Frey joins Stephen Gordon in a discussion of issues related to the future of power. We seem to consuming less electricity than we were before. Will the trend hold up?

And where will the next breakthroughs come from? Thorium nuclear reactors? Solar power from space?

Discussion Topics come from Thomas Frey’s Peak electricity and 17 seismic forces of change that will make you want to shift careers

  • The Electricity Plateau
  • Past the Peak and Falling
  • The Economy Decouples from Electricity
  • Who’s Using the Juice
  • Overtaking Lane
  • More Bang for Your Buck

Seismic wildcards that will impact the future of electricity

Power Generation

Power Distribution

Electric Storage

Changes in Demand

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