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150 Years ago, Scholars Knew the Need of Dense, Not Intermittent, Energy Blog

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W. S. Jevons classic book The Coal Question (1865) explained how coal (and by implication, gas and oil) were uniquely suited for—and indeed, prerequisites for—the machine age. His insights are even more applicable to today’s ultra-reliable, always-on energy requirements than …

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