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What Is Eric Wade’s “Freedom Fuel” Prediction About?

Hi, and thanks for stopping by. Today I’m going to be taking a look at a new presentation from Eric Wade of Stansberry Research about what he’s calling “Freedom Fuel.”

Which, according to the presentation, is a $16 trillion “super-trend of the century.”

But what is it (really)? And how can it benefit you?

Freedom Fuel is a term Eric Wade uses to describe the convergence of blockchain technology and virtual power plants, and how he believes this will “decentralize energy” and make it more secure, reliable and affordable, while also allowing people to trade energy with each other.

Eric says this tech has the potential to make a lot of money for those that get in early and invest in the right opportunities. And that if you join his service, Stansberry Innovations Report, he’ll show you exactly which companies he’s betting on and how to take advantage of it.

In this article, I’ll walk you through Eric’s Freedom Fuel prediction and give you the heads up about the service he’s pitching, to help you decide if it’s right for you.

Overview of Eric Wade’s Freedom Fuel Presentation

I first learned about “Freedom Fuel” through a presentation on the Stansberry Research website featuring Eric Wade, who was talking about a “super-trend of the century” that could help everyday investors make a lot of money.

Freedom Fuel presentation featuring Eric Wade of Stansberry Research.
Source: stansberryresearch.com

Eric says that this is bigger than 5G, AI, robotics, and virtually every other tech trend out there. And that, despite this, most Americans have probably never heard of it.

He goes on to say that there are 32 states in the U.S. that are looking to adopt Freedom Fuel, and that spending on this “energy super-trend” could surpass that of oil and gas.

All within a relatively short period of time.

According to Eric, “it’s going to change everything about the way we get electricity” but it’s not about solar panels, wind farms, or nuclear power.

What’s he talking about?

Before Eric delves into what Freedom Fuel is, he spends some time talking about how we are already in the midst of a huge trend where virtually everything is being electrified.

Which is true.

Whether it be transportation, communication, finance, or our homes… we are becoming more and more dependent on electricity to power our way of life.

And Eric points out the current electricity system is outdated and just wasn’t designed to handle this sort of demand, which is leading to things like power outages and cyberattacks.

You see, we’re using an incredibly outdated system… that could keep up with demand back in the 1900s – when very few things were electrified.

But it can’t keep up with the demand we see today… when nearly everything requires electricity.

He points out that the American Society of Civil Engineers gave America’s energy infrastructure a D-plus rating a while back (although it was upgraded to C- in 2021) and says that it’s not just outdated, it’s also too “centralized.”

In fact, the big problem America is facing right now is our current energy system is extremely “centralized” which means it’s prone to cyber-attacks… power outages… and you can’t dispatch energy to places, and times, when needed.

During the presentation, Eric mentions the Texas power outages and Colonial Pipeline hack as examples of how the old, centralized energy system just isn’t up for the job.

And says that “Freedom Fuel” could be the answer, because it can help modernize electricity, make it less centralized, and improve its reliability. While also making it more affordable.

He also says it’s possible to buy and sell Freedom Fuel with one another…

What’s he talking about?

Read on.

What Is Eric Wade’s Freedom Fuel?

Freedom Fuel is a term Eric Wade uses to describe the convergence of blockchain technology and virtual power plants, and how he believes this will “decentralize energy” and make it more secure, reliable and affordable, while also allowing people to trade energy with each other.

So to clarify… when Eric talks about “Freedom Fuel” he’s not talking about actual fuel you can use to fill up your car or truck (lol). It’s just a term he uses to describe blockchain tech and how (he thinks) it’s disrupting the energy industry with the help of virtual power plants.

What is blockchain technology?

A blockchain is a type of database that stores information in “blocks” that are “chained” together in chronological order. And there are many use cases for this technology.

For example, bitcoin is a digital asset (cryptocurrency) that uses its own public blockchain. Many altcoins (alternative cryptocurrencies) use their own blockchain. And more and more companies are using blockchain technology to improve their processes and help bolster security.

Why does Eric call it “Freedom Fuel?”

The short answer: it’s just a clever play on words.

The longer answer: it has to do with the concept of decentralization, which essentially takes the “power” out of the hands of the few and gives it to the many.

Let me explain…

One of the main benefits of blockchain technology is that it can be a very secure type of database, and it can also be highly decentralized.

Meaning, no one person or organization controls the information stored on the blockchain, because it’s distributed across a group of individual computers.

There are different types of blockchains, so it does depend on the type of blockchain used and how it’s being used, but that’s the general gist of it.

But according to Eric, blockchain technology is only “half the story.” The other half has to do with something called a virtual power plant.

What’s a virtual power plant?

A virtual power plant is a cloud-based distributed power plant that aggregates different power sources (like wind and solar for example) and allows them to be used when and where they’re needed most. It can also allow users to trade energy with one another.

So, this is another type of decentralization. Because instead of getting your power from a large, centralized power retailer, you’re part of an interconnected network of power sources.

This Youtube video I found helps explain virtual power plants better than I could:

It’s really quite a brilliant concept, and one I’d never heard of until now.

To sum it up…

Eric’s Freedom Fuel prediction has to do with how both blockchain technology and virtual power plants are being used together, to create an entirely new type of energy system.

One that he says can cut out the central “middlemen” (energy providers) and allow regular people to trade energy with one another.

Here’s how Eric puts it:

Energy is about to go online… RIGHT NOW… becoming way cheaper, way cleaner, and way more reliable. You will be able to buy and sell it, with no problem.

Aside from the investing side of things, the other cool thing about this is that it helps incentivize renewables. Because if you have a bunch of left over solar power for example, you could sell it to another person on the network. So there’s an economic incentive to scale clean energy.

And the blockchain technology aspect could help make the network more secure.

So it sounds pretty cool.

That said, I’m not an expert on energy tech, nor am I suggesting you rush out and invest in whatever Eric is recommending. I’m just saying the overall concept sounds interesting.

How can you profit from it?

Well I guess there are a few ways. One way is to start your own energy company (lol). Another is to research the companies in this space and invest in the ones you like. And the third would be to learn about Eric’s recommendations and invest in the ones you think are worthwhile.

And since the most relevant method is the last one… in the next section, I’ll give you an overview of what Eric is predicting, and show you how to get access to his recommendations.

What Are Eric’s “Freedom Fuel” Investments?

During the presentation, Eric Wade mentions three opportunities that he says could help you make a “sizeable fortune with the freedom fuel revolution over the next few years.”

In order to learn exactly what these three companies are, you need to join Stansberry Innovations Report for $49, because he reveals his picks in three separate reports.

  • THE FREEDOM FUEL REVOLUTION: Get the No. 1 Investment for America’s Massive Energy Upgrade
  • BEYOND OIL: How This Energy Company Is Helping Drive a $16 Trillion Revolution
  • BEATING BITCOIN: 1 Must-Own Crypto to Profit from the Electric Super-trend

Each report details a unique Freedom Fuel recommendation. The first is a small company, the second is a well-established company, and the third is an altcoin.

Eric didn’t leave many definitive clues as to what these are, but in the next few sections I’ll break down the clues he gave and share my thoughts on one company I think he’s bullish on.

Recommendation 1

Here are the main clues Eric provides in the presentation:

It’s an innovation that uses “Freedom Fuel” technology to help fix the grid… support new virtual power plants… and help link energy providers with energy users.

It launched over five years ago – which means it’s still early…

And still being developed. So, there is some risk. But that’s why I consider it so exciting… and such a game-changing opportunity.

Goldman Sachs says its potential could be like “Amazon [but bigger].”

Forbes says, “it will make it easier to buy and sell energy.”

Meanwhile, MarketWatch calls it, “gas for the digital economy.”

You can get started with as little as $10.

I spent quite a bit of time researching this, but I’m not sure what this company is because Eric doesn’t provide many clues, and the quotes he provides don’t reveal much.

My closest guess was a company called LO3 Energy. Because they fit the description of what Eric talks about in the presentation quite well, and they are mentioned in this PWC document which Stansberry Research lists as a source for the information used in the presentation.

LO3 Energy also owns a company called Brooklyn Microgrid and they’re working on a joint venture project called TransActive Grid. So lot’s or relevant projects.

But it’s a private company, and I can’t see any way to “get started for as little as $10” with it, or any of its projects, so no cigar on this one.

Recommendation 2

Here are the clues Eric provides about this company:

For example, in recent years, this company has gone from 55 operational refineries to roughly 15 today.

It’s because they’re spending extra money on the massive energy upgrade that I’ve been telling you about today. They’re quietly switching to freedom fuel.

And you want to learn how to speculate in this emerging market that’s expected to explode 250,000% by 2027, according to the World Economic Forum… but you also want to have exposure to a low-risk, high-growth energy pick, then this company is the perfect way to invest in our electric future.

What’s great is, this is a well-established, already profitable company…

PLUS, this company has even raised its dividend by 4% (for the second time in six months), after earnings beat all forecasts.

My guess on this one is Royal Dutch Shell.

Here’s why:

I’m quite confident Shell is the company Eric is teasing here, because pretty much everything he said in the presentation matches up.

Recommendation 3

This has to do with an altcoin (alternative cryptocurrency) that is run by a company with lots of blockchain related patents, and that apparently trades for around $0.30.

Here are the clues Eric provides:

A must-own crypto you’ve almost certainly never heard of.

This tiny crypto will help electric vehicles and even create better supply chains, among other things. One billionaire calls it the technology powering it “monetary electricity [that can] run our economy cleaner, faster, smarter, stronger, and longer.”

In 2018, this crypto company was among the top 10 in the world in terms of blockchain patent applications, alongside IBM, Mastercard, Alibaba, and Bank of America.

Because with all the attention this crypto is getting from industries, especially the energy industry, this little-known crypto won’t be trading around $0.30 for long.

I checked all of the companies listed in the top 10 blockchain patent applications for 2018 and, unless I’m missing something, I can’t see any of them with a cryptocurrency that’s trading for around 30 cents. And other than that, there aren’t many clues to go off.

I did find some altcoin projects that come close, but none that are connected to the companies in the patents list. So I am not sure about this one either.

In any case, if you want to see which opportunities Eric is recommending, and why he’s recommending them, you need to join the Stansberry Innovations Report.

So let’s take a look at what it’s about and how it works.

Overview of Stansberry Innovations Report

Stansberry Innovations Report is a monthly advisory service headed by Eric Wade and John Engle of Stansberry Research. And it’s main focus is on innovative technology companies.

Each month, subscribers get access to a new issues of Stansberry Innovations Report that includes a new stock recommendation and the details behind why it’s being recommended.

These recommendations are always focussed on some type of innovation.

Whether it be related to artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, 5G, or cryptocurrencies. They even look for opportunities within the medical sciences, defense, and biotech space.

Basically anything Eric and John think could be worth getting into.

As Eric puts it:

I’m always looking for the next Google, the next Facebook, and the next bitcoin.

And I want to find them for you before they become a household name.

So once a month, I share my research on the single best high-growth tech picks that I can find… that could realistically earn 500% to 1,000% returns over the long term.

It’s not just about stock picks though.

As a subscriber, you also get access to their research and analysis on each opportunity they recommend, access to the model portfolio which shows you all the companies they’re currently recommending, and updates and alerts to keep you updated on their recommendations.

How much does it cost?

The cost to join Stansberry Innovations Report is normally $199 but as part of the “Freedom Fuel” promotion it only costs $49. This gives you 12 months access to the service.

And it also comes with the bonus reports I mentioned earlier, that detail each of Eric’s three Freedom Fuel recommendations. I’m fairly confident one of them is Shell, but they will show you all three and detail the reasons why he’s chosen each.

Also worth mentioning is that there is a $79 version.

This comes with a bonus 12 month subscription to Stansberry’s Investment Advisory, a separate stock advisory service run by Porter Stansberry.

As well as the following bonuses:

  • American Jubilee (book by Porter Stansberry)
  • The Battle for America (book by Stansberry Research)
  • A library of over 160 special reports

And one last thing worth mentioning with respect to price… this service automatically renews at $199 after 12 months. So keep that in mind as it can be easy to forget.

Can you get a refund?

The presentation page states that you can request a refund within 30 days of joining, but there is nothing mentioned about this on the actual order page. So I’m not sure what’s going on there, but Stansberry Research is a legit company, so I’d assume the refund policy is solid.

What’s their track record?

The website states that the Stansberry Innovations Report recommendations “could realistically earn 500% to 1,000% returns long term.” And during the presentation, Eric Wade mentions that some of his picks could 10X over time.

Which is possible, but they also disclose that the Stansberry Innovations Report recommendations have returned an average of 113% in 2020.

If you’re curious, this publication delivered 113% annualized gains last year. This figure measures the results achieved by all of our recommendations in 2020, scaled to a one-year period.

That’s not exactly 10X, but it’s still pretty awesome for one year. And it takes into account all of the recommendations made to subscribers of this service, winners and losers.

Who’s Eric Wade?

Eric Wade during his Freedom Fuel presentation.
Eric Wade

Eric Wade is the man in the Freedom Fuel presentation and the Senior Technology Analyst for Stansberry Research.

Eric is probably best known for his work with a service called Crypto Capital.

But he also runs a newer service which I recently reviewed called Crypto Cashflow, which is all about using crypto and stablecoins to generate above average yields.

And he’s the Senior Analyst of Stansberry Innovations Report.

Prior to joining Stansberry Research, the financial publishing company behind all of this, Eric was a certified financial manager for Merrill Lynch in the 90s, before getting into sales and marketing and eventually, bitcoin mining, which he started getting into in 2013.

When it comes to Stansberry, he’s their main crypto guru.

Who’s John Engel?

John Engel is an analyst that works with Eric Wade to deliver the content in the Stansberry Innovations Report each month.

Prior to Stansberry Research, the website says he was a research scientist, worked at a biotech startup and worked for a large pharmaceutical company.

Bottom Line

Freedom Fuel isn’t really “fuel,” it’s just a term Eric Wade came up with to describe an opportunity he sees in the energy industry. One that is brining together blockchain technology and virtual power plants to create a type of decentralized energy system.

And Eric says he knows how to cash in on this “super-trend” and shares his recommendations with subscribers of the Stansberry Innovations Report for $49.

I’m not an expert on renewable energy or electrical engineering by any stretch of the imagination, but this does seem like an interesting opportunity. Whether or not Eric’s picks are going to make you lots of money, however, is another story.

He does have a solid track record and Stansberry Research is one of the most respected financial publishers in the world. But that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to make money.

Either way, Stansberry Innovations Report could be worth checking out if you’re interested in investing in innovative tech, and want to see what Eric is recommending.

And the service has performed well over the past year, so even without the Freedom Fuel recommendations it may be worth a look.

1 thought on “What Is Eric Wade’s “Freedom Fuel” Prediction About?”

  1. A small research company in Florida has been working on alternative fuels since about 2003, and has a very clean fuel that be used anywhere and is made from feedstock that is the most abundant energy source in the World. See globalpowerreduction.com

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