At City Journal, Mark Mills has written an excellent piece entitled, “Want an Energy Revolution?” Mark writes that it won’t come from renewables—which can never supply all the power we need—but from foundational scientific discoveries. It’s a great read.
Here’s something to ponder: What will America’s energy landscape look like in 2050? Some are calling for a “deep electrification” of the U.S. economy, including the widespread deployment of electric vehicles and heat pumps.
But the combination of EVs with a growing number of data centers and other digital infrastructure could mean a large spike in future energy demands. The question then is what set of solutions will best meet this need, particularly as more solar and wind power comes online?