[ExI] Whatever happened to peak oil by 2020?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue May 14 06:46:40 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 01:29:57PM -0400, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:

> ### Here I agree completely.
> On the other hand, I had recently installed at my home a tank with 500
> gallons of propane, tanks for storing 4500 gallons of water, I made
> some other purchases, I have talked to friends what we could do
> together in case of disturbances of public order which may or may not
> be related to energy prices, so I am not just leaning back.

Then you're doing the right things.
> Those high-temp propane cell fuel generators are nice, if I feel rich
> in the next few years I might buy one. If I feel insane rich I might
> even buy some solar cells.

Panels themselves are dirt cheap, it's the inverters and installation
that isn't falling as quickly. I would have put up quite a few kWp
if not for old growth trees and wrong roof inclination.

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