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JPMorgan Analysts Cast Doubt on Tesla's Robotaxi Revenue

JPMorgan Analysts Cast Doubt on Tesla's Robotaxi Revenue

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Inflation in China is Finally Beginning to Stabilize

Inflation in China is Finally Beginning to Stabilize

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China Installs the World’s Largest Battery

China Installs the World’s Largest Battery

Apr 20, 2012 at 07:16 | Green Futures

China now has the world’s largest battery with a storage capacity of 36MWh to combat any intermittence produced by wind and solar power at an adjoining farm.Brain the…

Energy Market Snapshot for April 18 2012

Energy Market Snapshot for April 18 2012

Apr 19, 2012 at 10:17 | Shea Laverty

Wednesday was a fairly placid day for the energy market, with minor gains being the main order of the day. The New York Mercantile Exchange crude future saw a small…

ExxonMobil and Rosneft to Develop Arctic Oil in $500 Billion Deal

ExxonMobil and Rosneft to Develop Arctic Oil in $500 Billion Deal

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:08 | Joao Peixe

On Monday, at the suburban residence of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the chiefexecutives of the US and Russian oil giants, ExxonMobil and Rosneft, signed a deal to collaborate…

First Solar to Write off $150 Million as it Pulls Out of German Market

First Solar to Write off $150 Million as it Pulls Out of German Market

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:06 | James Burgess

On Tuesday the Arizona based First Solar announced that it would stop all production at its German plant in Frankfurt and cut its global workforce by 30 percent, around 2000…

How Long until the Arctic Sea Ice Completely Melts?

How Long until the Arctic Sea Ice Completely Melts?

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:04 | Editorial Dept

Each year in March we experience the annual maximum in Arctic sea ice extent; within a month we will reach the annual maximum in Arctic sea ice volume; after that,…

How much Tax does Big Oil Actually Pay?

How much Tax does Big Oil Actually Pay?

Apr 17, 2012 at 17:17 | Charles Kennedy

President Obama is intent on cutting the tax breaks that are handed out to the oil and gas majors. He has now made several attempts to pass a law in…

Argentina Seize YPF from Repsol as they look to Control Domestic Oil Sector

Argentina Seize YPF from Repsol as they look to Control Domestic Oil Sector

Apr 17, 2012 at 17:15 | James Burgess

Back in 1999 the Spanish conglomerate Repsol SA completed a takeover of the Argentine energy firm YPF to form one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world. Repsol are…

EV's only as Clean as the Electricity that Drives them

EV's only as Clean as the Electricity that Drives them

Apr 16, 2012 at 17:12 | James Burgess

Electric cars are the cleanest form of transport. Obviously more environmentally friendly than any petrol or diesel cars out there…that’s a given fact…isn’t it? Well not necessarily. According to a…

India Overtakes China as Largest Importer of Iranian Crude

India Overtakes China as Largest Importer of Iranian Crude

Apr 16, 2012 at 17:11 | Joao Peixe

India has finally overtaken China as the largest importer of Iranian oil during the first quarter of this year. They achieved this due to a surge in buying ahead of…

Energy Market Snapshot for April 13 2012

Energy Market Snapshot for April 13 2012

Apr 14, 2012 at 12:04 | Shea Laverty

Friday the 13th's purported mojo seemed to have a very minor effect on the New York Mercantile Exchange, with miniscule losses across the board and a few gains.The…

How the U.S. Could Achieve Energy Independence

How the U.S. Could Achieve Energy Independence

Apr 13, 2012 at 16:24 | Joao Peixe

Oil and Gas veteran T. Boone Pickens believes that the US can achieve energy independence by following his ‘Pickens Plan’. His strategy calls for the widespread use of natural gas…

UK Look to Iceland's Geothermal Sector to Help Achieve Energy Security

UK Look to Iceland's Geothermal Sector to Help Achieve Energy Security

Apr 13, 2012 at 16:23 | James Burgess

Iceland boasts between 20 and 30 active volcanoes, and due to this abundant geothermal activity has a thriving geothermal energy sector. The UK is currently looking into the possibility of…

China Hopes for Progress in Talks between Iran and the UN Security Council

China Hopes for Progress in Talks between Iran and the UN Security Council

Apr 13, 2012 at 11:16 | Juan Cole

China’s official Xinhuanet news service is predicting that Iran will compromise with the 5 members of the UN Security Council plus Germany as they meet in Istanbul beginning on…

U.S. Clean Energy Investment Reached $48 Billion in 2011

U.S. Clean Energy Investment Reached $48 Billion in 2011

Apr 12, 2012 at 16:51 | James Burgess

According to a report from PEW Environment the United States attracted the most clean energy investment in the world in 2011. The US received $48 billion in venture capital, private…

Investment in Smart Grid Technology to Reach $46 Billion by 2015

Investment in Smart Grid Technology to Reach $46 Billion by 2015

Apr 12, 2012 at 16:48 | Charles Kennedy

A smart grid is a digitally enabled electrical grid that gathers, distributes, and acts on information about the behaviour of all connected entities in order to improve the efficiency, reliability,…

NYMEX Energy Snapshot for April 11 2012

NYMEX Energy Snapshot for April 11 2012

Apr 12, 2012 at 08:01 | Shea Laverty

Wednesday was a day of marginal changes for the NYMEX market, with exceptionally modest gains and losses being the general order of the day.The NYMEX Crude future made…

U.S. Firms Accused of Buying Natural Gas from Known Mexican Smugglers

U.S. Firms Accused of Buying Natural Gas from Known Mexican Smugglers

Apr 11, 2012 at 17:05 | James Burgess

For five years Pemex Exploracion y Produccion has accused US companies of enabling a black market in natural gas liquids to exist by knowingly buying stolen gas from Mexican bandits.…

Iran Continues to Cut its Oil Exports to European Countries

Iran Continues to Cut its Oil Exports to European Countries

Apr 11, 2012 at 17:03 | Joao Peixe

Iran used to count Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Greece, Germany, Italy and Portugal amongst its European customers. However when the EU and US sanctions were announced back in January,…

Chesapeake Sells Assets to Help Reduce Long-Term Debts of $10.6 Billion

Chesapeake Sells Assets to Help Reduce Long-Term Debts of $10.6 Billion

Apr 11, 2012 at 17:01 | James Burgess

With natural gas prices at a ten year low many nat gas producers are struggling to make any profits. Chesapeake Energy Corp. has found itself with mounting debts and has…

Fleeing Babylon

Fleeing Babylon

Apr 11, 2012 at 16:27 | Editorial Dept

FEMA camps, increasing earthquakes, government intrusion, warrantless searches, global economic collapse, mandated healthcare, RFID tagging, climate change, solar kill shots, terrorist threats, violent social unrest, court-driven legislation, unprecedented Presidential control,…

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