Airline executives, resort developers, cigar and rum importers and even bankers may be excited about the new business opportunities created by President Obama’s controversial plans to normalize relations with communist Cuba. But oil producers? Not so much.
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A beloved and respected college professor in the late 1970s, who had split his time in the 1960s between covering the civil rights movement in the South and the Lyndon Johnson Whitehouse for the New York Times, regularly warned all of us would-be journalists against the devices of “all-knowing, all-seeing, but unseen editors in their […]
In this week’s energy headlines, American energy firms are coming back home, and there’s more trouble for President Obama’s nominee to lead the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Enjoy!
We’ve all heard that “money talks” and “actions speak louder than words.” So when big money takes action regarding future investments, we are wise to pay attention. That exactly what happened recently when the French utility giant EDF decided to divest its share in the three American nuclear power plants owned by its Constellation Energy […]
In this week’s energy news, a think tank asks the question on all our minds: What happens to the electricity grid when zombies attack? Enjoy!
It was only a matter of time before the shale gas phenomenon jumped the pond. And so, the battle begins in the UK between environmentalists and government/industry interests eager to unlock the potential of natural gas. The story leads this week’s energy news.
This week’s energy news is led by government efforts to turn an age-old southern cash crop — tobacco — into energy.
I grew up in a National Park, sorta. The full name of my hometown is “Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas,” though the actual National Park covers only the two big mountains that bracket the narrow gorge in which the town’s famous downtown and “Bath House Row” are built. But that’s quibbling. The whole town, inside […]
The energy headlines this week offer a little something for everyone. Among them: Honda and GM are teaming up to figure out feasible hydrogen fuel cells, companies manufacturing solar panels finally report some sunny financials and – shock of shocks – the controversy over fracking continues with the latest installment in the Gasland documentary franchise. […]
The onset of the internet with the ensuing flood of mobile devices is changing the face of our world in ways we can only begin to imagine. Immediate access to vast stores of information allows many activities, from running errands to running a business to be performed far more efficiently than ever before. An entirely […]