The revolution in renewable power hit a new milestone in April. Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released it’s latest Energy Infrastructure Update (EIU), with data through April 2019. According to a press release by the non-profit SUN DAY […]
Siemens and GE jockey for position in Iraq With the sweltering summer heat advancing, Iraq’s electricity sector is in desperate need of an upgrade. Residents suffer significant daily power outages, which often makes life unbearable […]
It was only a month ago that I began advising investors to ease up on certain energy stocks, following 20%-30% gains since the beginning of the year. But a brutal May and a weak start to […]
Recently the Trump Administration announced plans to impose a 5% tax on all goods imported from Mexico unless “the illegal migration crisis is alleviated.” These tariffs would potentially rise to 25% by October. Many business […]
Ethanol supporters were certain conditions for them would improve following Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation. As Oklahoma’s Attorney General, Pruitt had sued the EPA over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). As EPA Administrator, Pruitt was generally viewed as hostile to […]
My wife and I have been watching the new HBO miniseries on the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. During the second episode, she asked me the question that is probably on everyone’s minds as they watch […]
Better batteries are needed to economically smooth out the intermittency of renewables like wind and solar power. One company may have finally solved some of the most vexing problems facing lithium-based batteries.
The prospects for nuclear power looked bright in the 1970s and 1980s. But three accidents would derail public enthusiasm.
It is commonly accepted that fracking companies don’t make money. Well, some of them do, but some that don’t have seen their share prices explode. Further, the industry overall has made huge improvements since 2014.
I originally thought Chevron would win the bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum. But the price has gotten too high, so I would argue that it’s time for them to walk away from the deal.