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News and Policies, World

Energy Storage Set To Charge Into Central Role In Global Markets

February 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Energy storage is set to take an increasingly central role in the global economy, growing almost tenfold over the next decade and a half, new research suggests. The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Goldman Sachs says oil prices are going nowhere next year

October 23, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

International benchmark Brent crude is likely to continue trading at around $60 a barrel next year, Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday, in the absence of any “meaningful” energy market shocks. The U.S. investment bank said Brent crude futures had been […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia denies it threatened to strip the US dollar from oil trading

April 8, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Saudi Arabia on Monday denied a report that the kingdom is threatening to sell its oil in currencies other than the U.S. dollar if American lawmakers pass legislation targeting OPEC. Reuters reported last week that the Saudis had raised the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural gas on the up

November 15, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The analysis finds a market in conflict: clean energy goals are driving nations toward wider adoption of natural gas as a lower emission fuel source while technology and political factors create market uncertainty. Surging global interest in gas-to-power projects is […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Far Better Than Fossil Fuels

December 6, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

In their efforts to discredit renewable energy and support continued fossil fuel burning, many anti-environmentalists have circulated a dual image purporting to compare a lithium mine with an oilsands operation. It illustrates the level of dishonesty to which some will […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Take renewable energy over bitcoin if you want to make a risky bet on the future

November 20, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

The hyper focus on bitcoin is causing investors to miss another huge winner this year that they can actually understand. Bitcoin is just one of many cryptocurrencies, and it is hard to embrace, if impossible not to follow, as it […]


News and Policies, U.S.

The Best Defense Is A Good Offense: 5 Opportunities For Renewable Energy Developers Under Trump

November 13, 2017

Via: Forbes

The Trump Administration’s attempts to support coal have led renewable energy developers to focus on defending their place in America’s energy mix, and rightfully so – there’s no question that the pending solar import tariff decision or the Department of […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Why Oil Forecasting Is So Difficult Now: Short-Cycle vs. Long-Cycle vs. “Peak Demand”

March 21, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Oil experts are deeply divided in their views on the future of what is still the world’s key commodity. This divergence was on display at last week’s CERA Conference in Houston, which brought together industry executives, consultants, media, and government […]


News and Policies, State

Soft energy markets mean more financial trouble for Wyoming

October 25, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead intends to call on lawmakers to draw an undetermined amount from the state’s $1.5 billion rainy day fund to cover government operations in the face of sagging energy revenues, he said Monday in response to the […]


Energy Economics

Why Oil Markets Should Brace For OPEC Disappointment

September 23, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

OPEC talked up an oil price rally in August by floating the possibility of a freeze deal, but has since all but admitted that nothing would come of the Algeria meeting, at least not right away. In any event, a […]