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Allah's Energy Marriage - Saudi Arabia and India

Allah's Energy Marriage - Saudi Arabia and India

Jan 07, 2012 at 08:54 | John Daly

The only question is, what took so long? Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s leading oil producer and rising BRIC superstar India are deepening their energy ties. India is seeking massive…

For Zimbabwe's Consumers, Electrical Brownouts Beat Blackouts

For Zimbabwe's Consumers, Electrical Brownouts Beat Blackouts

Jan 05, 2012 at 18:01 | John Daly

According to the World Bank, Zimbabwe is Africa’s third-largest power consumer after South Africa and Nigeria. If that’s the good news, the bad news is - Zimbabwe needs 1,900-2,200 megawatts…

New US Pollution Legislation Could Reduce CO2 Emissions by 4% in Electric Sector

New US Pollution Legislation Could Reduce CO2 Emissions by 4% in Electric Sector

Jan 05, 2012 at 17:32 | Breakthrough Institute

A pair of new federal air pollution regulations could result in the closure of up to 67 aging, inefficient coal-fired power plants, simultaneously reducing both harmful air pollutants and driving…

Will 2012 be a Better Year for Russia's Energy Sector

Will 2012 be a Better Year for Russia's Energy Sector

Jan 04, 2012 at 17:31 | John Daly

For those worried about the Russian Federation using its energy exports to take over the world, 2011 brought a bit of cheer. According to the Russian Federation’s Central Dispatching Department…

How High Commodity Prices could Drive Technological Innovation

How High Commodity Prices could Drive Technological Innovation

Jan 04, 2012 at 17:23 | Tyler Hamilton

Has the global economy entered a long period of persistently high, volatile commodity prices?That’s a question asked recently by international consultancy McKinsey & Co., which analyzed a century…

Five Deep-Wells Shut in Ohio Following Eleven Earthquakes

Five Deep-Wells Shut in Ohio Following Eleven Earthquakes

Jan 03, 2012 at 21:02 | Energy Digital

After a series of 11 earthquakes in the last year, Ohio suspends fluid disposal sites causing the escalating dangerous seismic activity in the area.Ohio has suspended operations of…

Fears Over Smart Grid Failure

Fears Over Smart Grid Failure

Jan 03, 2012 at 20:57 | Gary Hunt

As smart meter deployment reaches saturation points across North America there is disquiet about what is next. It all seemed too fast and too easy. The idea of smarter power…

Recent Findings Reveal Massive Government Funding Behind Advances in Shale Gas Production

Recent Findings Reveal Massive Government Funding Behind Advances in Shale Gas Production

Jan 03, 2012 at 19:10 | Breakthrough Institute

The technological revolution allowing for the cheap extraction of natural gas from shale occurred thanks to more than three decades of government subsidies for research, demonstration, and production, a new…

How Iran’s Saber Rattling Could Affect Oil Prices and the Environment

How Iran’s Saber Rattling Could Affect Oil Prices and the Environment

Jan 01, 2012 at 20:39 | Brian Westenhaus

It’s easy to see the Iranian Mullahs and their allied minions as a world threat. The country is a significant source of crude oil, has a strategic location over the…

What Were The Top Ten Energy Stories of 2011?

What Were The Top Ten Energy Stories of 2011?

Dec 30, 2011 at 08:31 | Robert Rapier

Here are my choices for the Top 10 energy related stories of 2011. Don’t get too hung up on the relative rankings. They are mostly in no particular order, although…

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