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Australia: A Haven for Solar Power?

Sep 22, 2010 at 10:56

Australia’s state governments are taking up the challenge of turning the country into a haven for solar power. The state of Victoria has committed AUD $100 million to the Mallee…

The Political Steamroller Behind Wind Power

Sep 22, 2010 at 10:53

1. Wind proponents are not asked to independently PROVE the merits of their claims before (or after) their product is forced on the public, 2. There is no penalty for…

Solar Energy is Poised to Achieve Cost Parity

Sep 21, 2010 at 21:55

After two years of relentless cost cutting, the solar industry is about to reach the Holy Grail of parity with the cost of conventional power sources at around 10 cents…

The Game is Changing and the US is Now on the Defensive

Sep 21, 2010 at 15:38

Two warships of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) docked at a port in Myanmar on August 29, 2010, in the first publicized PLAN ship visit…

Investing in Monopolies: A Look at the Tin Market

Sep 21, 2010 at 11:40

You may or may not have been following the tin market lately. But for anyone who has, it's been an exciting ride. Tin prices passed $23,700 per tonne this week.…

The Challenges of Drilling for Offshore Oil

Sep 21, 2010 at 09:08

The first offshore oil well completely out of sight of land was drilled in 1947, 17 km off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. The platform of the…

VC Fund to Tap China’s Clean-Tech Hub

Sep 21, 2010 at 09:04

Californian clean-tech investor VantagePoint Venture Partners has expanded its reach in China, launching a $100 million fund to invest in the city of Tianjin. VantagePoint this week announced the initial…

Is Coal the New Black Gold?

Sep 21, 2010 at 08:54

After the halting and starting three week rally we have seen in stocks, I would be negligent to recommend equity plays here. But there is one sector you should add…

Natural Gas: As Bad as It Seems?

Sep 20, 2010 at 12:25

Hedge funds are dumping natural gas. The most recent Commitments of Traders report in the U.S. shows that bets on natgas by funds dropped 16% in the week ended September…

Turning $25 of Natural Gas into a $75 Barrel of Oil?

Sep 20, 2010 at 09:00

Natural gas costs about 1/3 the cost of oil in terms of energy content (see graph). What if we could convert natural gas into long chain hydrocarbons and high value…

Wheat Melt Up Warning!

Sep 20, 2010 at 08:56

Last week, I warned of a short squeeze in corn due to worsening conditions across the entire agricultural front. Since then, the ETF (CORN) has risen ten out of 12…

Silver Blasts Through $21!

Sep 20, 2010 at 08:51

Gold hit a new high too at $1,284, and the yellow metal seems hell bent on taking out $1,300 before it takes a rest. The street was bubbling today with…

Europe Must Triple Efforts to Meet Energy Goals

Sep 20, 2010 at 08:46

The EU must triple its energy efficiency efforts in order to reach its 2020 energy savings target, a policy advisory report says. The Energy Savings 2020 report, commissioned by…

Has the Iraq Surge Been a Success

Sep 20, 2010 at 08:22

The US formally ended combat operations in Iraq on 31 August. The country remains without an elected government and many commentators in the media have questioned whether a return to…

The Hunt for Uranium is On

Sep 18, 2010 at 12:57

Last year Kazakhstan became the world's largest supplier of uranium, overtaking Australia and Canada, at 14,000 tonnes, or one fifth of world production. As supplies of oil are being sought…

Green Energy Sector Weekly Update: Investors Attracted to China

Sep 18, 2010 at 12:54

China is the “it” place these days when it comes to everything green. The country is more and more looking like a leader of the global renewable energy sector and…

Worries About Consumer Demand, Deflation Drive Down Oil Prices

Sep 18, 2010 at 12:29

Oil Market Summary for 09/13/2010 to 09/17/2010. Flagging consumer sentiment and renewed concern about deflation sent oil prices into the doldrums this week, as prices dropped 1.2% on Friday to…

The Strategic Outlook: Fear and Uncertainty Have Paths of Their Own

Sep 17, 2010 at 12:27

Fear and uncertainty create patterns, paths of their own. And societies are again in a mosaic of uncertainty — and resultant fear — over the fate and durability of the…

Could Oil Prices Sink to $20 a Barrel

Sep 17, 2010 at 09:25

A barrel of oil has about six times the energy content of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas. The graph below compares the dollar price of a barrel of…

UK Must Act Now to Adapt to Climate Change

Sep 17, 2010 at 09:05

The UK has been urged to step up preparations for the impacts of climate change, as a report by an independent government adviser warns that little action has taken place.…

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