Perhaps we were all a bit hasty with the phrase we coined at primary school -- friends forever -- more often than not it's a promise both parties won't be able to keep. There comes a time that we learn not to count the number of friends, but the number of friends you can count on.
To even maintain our antiquated power system, massive investments estimated at $673 billion are needed by 2020. Why not invest this money into the creation of a modern power system that is actually capable of meeting the full set of America's energy needs?
When an organization (or an individual) makes a big, expensive and embarrassing mistake, it attracts loads of attention. But do you know what almost never attracts the attention it deserves? When things go the way they are supposed to.