ELECTRIC ENGINEERING QUOTES “Electricity is energy.”
— James F. Byrnes, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1954, quoted in a 1959 New York Times article “We’re not going to be able to go out and use a car without electricity.”
— George Bush, President of the United States, in his 2004 address to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
‘”Electricity has an electricity that is so great that when we turn it on, it is as though it were on a dime. “
“The biggest thing about electric cars is they are extremely efficient.
‘”If you use electricity for anything, it will produce an effect that is far superior to anything that we have ever used.” “
‘Electricity can be used for almost anything.’
‘”If you use electricity for anything, it will produce an effect that is far superior to anything that we have ever used.”
— Senator Charles Schumer, New York, quoted by the New York Post in 2005 “If we are going to have electric cars, we should be building the roads to go with them.
‘The roads should be electric.’
“”If electric cars have a high fuel economy, it would be more efficient to make those roads and highways electric.
“[The highways] are the most important thing that we are trying to do.
“(We can build) electric buses and electric buses with electric motors and electric steering. “
(But) if we go electric, we have to get rid of the other cars that are going nowhere because we will have less fuel to get around.” “
(We can build) electric buses and electric buses with electric motors and electric steering.
(But) if we go electric, we have to get rid of the other cars that are going nowhere because we will have less fuel to get around.”
— President Jimmy Carter, in a 2009 speech in the White House, according to CNN “The problem with electricity is that it is too big.
(We) have to build up the electric power so that it can do the job.”
— Robert C. Byrd, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, in 2009 “It is time to build a battery that can be run at high voltages.
The current battery, made by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy, has a capacity of less than 10 kilowatts.”
— Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, in 2014 “There is not enough power to run all the batteries.”
— Professor E. O. Wilson, Professor at the University of California, Irvine, in 2015 “A battery is a material that can store a certain amount of energy.
It can be charged or discharged at a certain rate.”
— Alan Finkel, Nobel laureate and professor of physics, Princeton University, in 2016 “An electric vehicle is a vehicle that can charge and discharge itself.
It is an electric car.”
— Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic, in 2017 “You can have a battery in your car that will charge itself.
You can have an electric vehicle that is capable of charging itself.
(But) it’s very difficult to build electric vehicles.
The reason is because we have too much energy.”— President Donald Trump, in an interview with ABC News in 2015, according on the BBC “Electrification is not a science, it’s not an engineering problem.
Electrification has to do with energy storage.”
— Elon Musk, CEO and founder of SpaceX, in 2018 “As long as we have fossil fuels, we will be in the same place we were a few thousand years ago.”
— John H. Hunt, president and CEO of the U,S.
Army Corps of Engineers, in 2020 “Let’s take a very short view, and look at the future of electric cars.”
— Donald Trump on electric vehicles, in May 2016 Source: PBS NewsHour