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Clean Coal CO2 Capture
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The Decline of Clean Coal R&D Funding and the Pitfalls of Politically Driven Energy Policies

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  In a previous article Resource Erectors highlighted Elon Musk’s $100 million and $20 million XPRIZEs as motivation for the development of innovative CO2 capturing technology. The winning projects involved a coal-fired power plant and an LNG facility, where CO2 was captured at the stacks and injected to make concrete…
Blue Gas Green Energy
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The Green Energy Grab 2021: Blue Gas, Industrial Wind Mills, and a Lot of Hot Air

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  There’s no getting away from the powerful influence on industries of the politically driven rush to replace fossil fuel, coal, and other traditional “carbon-emitting” energy sources with an “all-electric” power grid.  After decades under the legislative green thumb of what many are now recognizing as nothing less than “radical…
2021 construction trends
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Big Spender Non-building Projects Prop Up 2% Drop in Dodge Index 2021 Construction Numbers

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  Once again the push to green tech is playing a role in 2021 construction trends, as the stagnant building sector is still recovering from Covid 19 supply overhangs. But there’s still some good civil construction news for the remainder of 2021.  National construction numbers overall logged a 2% drop…
Solar and Wind Power
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Just How Green is Your Local Wind Farm?

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The Green Rush to Less Than Reliable Energy Sources In an earlier blog, Resource Erectors looked at how the “green rush” to alternative energy technology has left the California power grid on the brink of collapse as the Golden State struggles with record-breaking heat waves and wildfires. Premature reliance on…

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