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Why The Covid Crisis Is A Pivotal Moment For Renewables

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Alternative Energy

Solar Power in Space: Power Satellites

Jun 06, 2011 at 07:38 | The Oil Drum

Power satellites are an idea that has been around since the late 1960s but not developed commercially because we don't know how to build an inexpensive space transport system.  That…

The Fukushima Cloud's Green, not Silver Lining

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:16 | John Daly

The ongoing tragedy of Japan’s Daichi Fukshima nuclear complex will prove to be a boon for renewable energy in Japan, and astute investors should begin carefully to follow Tokyo’s new…

Biofuels About to Take Off - Just Not Yet

Jun 01, 2011 at 20:13 | John Daly

Investors looking for the next big thing after a hydrocarbon economy have a panoply of options, from solar to wind, as well as biofuels. In terms of quickly ramping…

Which Biofuels are the Worst Emission Offenders

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:19 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Not all biofuels are "green" according to where the crops from which they are derived are grown. The worst offenders are palm oils which may have ten times the carbon…

Responding to the Latest Spin From the Wind Energy Association

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:11 | MasterResource

The recently released Annual Market Report, 2010 from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) can be summed up in one word — Spin! I’ve tracked the wind industry’s progress closely…

Are Uranium Prices Ready to Rally?

May 30, 2011 at 08:13 | Angel Publishing

Say what you will about nuclear energy... But it's not going away. Not as smart investors realize Chinese demand far outweighs Japan's nuclear woes. As a result, the biggest drop…

Renewable Energy Given a Boost by Fukushima and Revolutions – E&Y

May 30, 2011 at 08:07 | Charlotte Dudley

Japan’s nuclear disaster and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa have spurred momentum in the global renewables sector, but declining incentives and access to finance remain obstacles…

US Airforce Speak Out Against Biofuel Use: 10 Times the Cost of Current Jet Fuel

May 27, 2011 at 07:54 | Robert Rapier

Just over a year ago, I wrote an article called Is Camelina the Next Jatropha? If you recall, a few years ago jatropha was all the rage. It could…

Obama Orders 100% Alternative Fuels in Government by 2015

May 27, 2011 at 07:38 | Biofuels Digest

In Washington, President Barack Obama has issued a Presidential Memorandum that all federal car fleets must buy only 100% alternative fuel vehicles by the end of 2015. The memo included…

Fukushima a stake through nuclear industry’s heart

May 25, 2011 at 09:27 | John Daly

Despite the managed media campaign by Tokyo Electric Company, the Japanese government and nuclear industry flacks worldwide, the 11 March 9.0 on the Richter scale earthquake, followed by a tsunami…

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