Help secure financial incentives for:
Automakers to build CNG vehicles
Americans to buy CNG vehicles
Americans to convert vehicles to CNG
Fuel retailers to sell CNG
Homeowners to buy CNG home refueling units
Well, I guess we know how he plans to market the natural gas....he supports Boone Pickens and I believe the numbers he quoted for 10% of vehicles going CNG would save 50 billion a year (take that and times it up for a larger percentages and you get the picture in years to come.
I think it would only take 2 years to get the 50 billion in savings, in 4 years we could have 30% (= to 150 billion saved = 15 months in Iraq spending 10 billion a month)
What do you guys think of the website?
Did anyone see the commercial?
I believe this is due to the fact that he stands to see huge profits on the first 50% and it will take much longer to reach payout on the latter 50% (wind). Which makes the whole plan appear to be much more altruistic, if one is focused on the wind portion; which is how it is being sold. If the huge financial upside were perfectly clear, it would be much harder to drum up support.
That being said I think he is on to the answer or headed in the right direction for a plan for energy independence.
However, CNG is no silver bullet. It should just be a bridge.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More